Wednesday, May 12, 2010

HC issues notice to MLA, DC

Fazilka, May 11

A division Bench of Punjab and Haryana High Court comprising Chief Justice Mukul Moudgil and Justice Jasbir Singh today issued notice to the DC, Ferozepur, EO, Municipal Council, Fazilka, local MLA Surjit Kumar Jyani and one Kewal Krishan asking them to present their viewpoint before the court on August 17.

They have been summoned in response to a PIL, regarding an encroachment by Kewal Krishan at a rickshaw stand in the cycle bazaar of Fazilka.

Navdeep Asija, secretary, Graduates Welfare Association, Fazilka, filed the PIL in the court stating that one Kewal Krishan encroached upon some part of the rickshaw stand in the cycle bazaar and constructed a shop there at the behest of local MLA Surjit Kumar Jyani. According to the PIL, the council served repeated notices to Kewal Krishan but he did not vacate the council land.

The petitioner has prayed for issuance of directions to the Executive Officer, Municipal Council and the DC Ferozepur to get the illegal possession of rickshaw parking shed vacated immediately

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