SC stay on Sarojini Nagar demolition drive extended till third week of July | Latest News India

The Supreme Court on Monday extended its stay on the proposed demolition of slum clusters within the Sarojini Nagar space within the nationwide capital till the third week of July. 

The enterprise that was given on the final day, when the case was heard, by the Centre towards any coercive motion would proceed till the following date of listening to. 

In its April 25 ruling, the highest court docket had referred to as for a humanitarian method whereas staying the Centre’s week-long demolition drive to take away about 200 ‘jhuggis’ (non permanent settlements/huts) and had mentioned the greater than 1000 slum-dwellers within the space couldn’t be “simply thrown” away. 

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Taking word of submissions of senior advocate Vikas Singh, showing for 2 minor residents, one of whom was showing for the continuing board examination, a bench of Justices KM Joseph and Hrishikesh Roy had mentioned 1000’s of folks will probably be ousted with out some other rehabilitation scheme in place.

(With inputs from bureau)

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