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Supreme Court orders established order on demolition drive in Jahangirpuri, matter to be heard on April 21

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By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a status-quo on the demolition drive in Jahangirpuri, Delhi.

The matter was talked about by Senior advocate Dushyant Dave earlier than the bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana.

“…The drive is unconstitutional, unauthorized demolition is taking place in Jahangirpuri where riots took place. No notice was served so that reply is served in 10 days,” he stated.

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Senior advocate Kapil Sibal additionally mentions the plea by Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind looking for instructions that residential lodging or any business property can’t be demolished as a punitive measure. The petitioners have stated within the plea that the administration in a number of states is using bulldozers to raze down the homes of individuals suspected to be concerned in felony incidents corresponding to riots.

The petitioners have additionally prayed that police personnel to be offered specialised coaching in dealing with communal riots and conditions the place populations turn into restive.

The court docket will hear each issues tomorrow.