3 Ex MLA/MLCs Evicted: Court Grants Time For Eviction Of Others From J&K Govt Accommodation

Jammu, October 17: High Court has granted government two more weeks to comply with its directions regarding eviction of former ministers, MLAs, MLCs and political persons, and retired IAS officers unauthorisedly residing in government accommodation in Jammu and Srinagar as Govt place on record the communication of Directorate of Estate Department, Civil Secretariat, Srinagar, to justify non-filing of updated compliance and grant of further time to file the same. 

The court reveals while hearing that the Estate Department has taken up the matter with Home Department vide communication on 22 September 2020 and 3 October respectively & the Estate Department is awaiting the comments of Home Department, therefore, seeks some more time for filing the updated compliance report.

It was submitted that three more former legislator incluning former speaker Mubarak Gull, Ashok Khajuria and Ravinder Sharma have been evicted from the public premises.

The court further ordered that the respondents shall also file details about recovery, outstanding from the authorized and unauthorized occupants.



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