Delhi High Court pulls up MCD for failing to take over public parks "illegally" held by Jama Masjid authorities

The Court remarked that the preservation of public parks was necessary and that an authority like MCD cannot lose possession of them. “We are not living in a country where there is no rule of law," the Court added.
Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid

The Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for its failure to take possession of a park near Jama Masjid which is alleged to be in the “illegal possession” of the Jama Masjid authorities [Mohd Arslan v Govt of NCT of Delhi & Ors].

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