Story of encroachment same for past 75 years: Supreme Court paves way for demolition of 5,000 jhuggis in Gujarat

The top court directed the State government to provide a solatium of ₹2,000 to each family for accommodation, until they are rehabilitated.
Khori Gaon Demolition, Supreme Court
Khori Gaon Demolition, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday bemoaned the continuing encroachments of government lands, a phenomenon which the top court opined, has continued unabated since independence [Utran se Besthan Railway Jhopadpatti Vikas Mandal v. Government of India].

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