The South Delhi Municipal Company has began a survey after the Excessive Court docket not too long ago requested the civic physique to clarify why unauthorised development and encroachment had been allowed to come back up in and round a graveyard at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg close to ITO.
A staff of SDMC officers together with Delhi authorities employees carried the inspection Wednesday and would quickly put together a report, mentioned officers in SDMC.
Sources mentioned that the civic physique performed the inspection because the courtroom had requested to furnish an affidavit explaining why the unauthorised development and encroachment had been allowed to come back up within the first place and repair accountability upon the officers, who could also be discovered derelict of their duties.
The excessive courtroom had mentioned the pictures positioned on document confirmed encroachment upon public paths and Delhi Waqf Board land and it could be crucial to establish as to how the unauthorised development and encroachment had been allowed to come back up within the first place.
Justice Najmi Waziri issued notices to the Delhi authorities, SDMC and Delhi Waqf Board on a plea searching for contempt motion towards the authorities for allegedly not complying with the Delhi Excessive Court docket’s division bench order which had directed the authorities to look into the grievances ventilated by petitioner Yuva Sangharsh Samiti and determine the illustration as per regulation.
The excessive courtroom had on July 16, mentioned if any encroachment is discovered on the graveyard by the authorities, the choice shall be taken after giving satisfactory listening to to house owners or occupiers of the premises and it shall be eliminated as per regulation.
The petition filed by Yuva Sangharsh Samiti, by way of advocate Hemant Choudhary, has sought the removing or sealing of encroachment within the type of unauthorised development over public land on the graveyard right here, which is maintained by the Delhi Waqf Board.
The petitioner mentioned its repeated representations to the authorities, specifically to the SDMC, have yielded no outcomes.