No Jhuggis to be removed till Delhi government takes a decision in consultation with Centre, Solicitor General informs Supreme Court

On August 31, a Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had ordered the removal of the jhuggis due to issues of environmental degradation, accumulation of plastic waste, etc.
Slums in Delhi and Supreme Court
Slums in Delhi and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has been told by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that the decision regarding the removal of 48,000 jhuggis near railway tracks in the capital would be taken only after consultation between the Delhi government and the Centre.

SG Mehta further assured the Court that no eviction of dwellers or demolition of jhuggis would take place till the time a meeting is held between the Delhi government and the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

Want to read the full story?

We’re glad you’re enjoying this story. Subscribe to any of our plans to continue reading the story.

Already have an account? Sign In

Related Stories

No stories found.
Bar and Bench - Indian Legal news