More than 2 hours after the Supreme Court requested the North Delhi Municipal Corporation of Delhi (NDMC) to take care of the established order and cease the demolition drive, the municipal physique has lastly stopped razing the alleged encroached properties in Jahangir puri. It is identical space the place clashes broke out on Hanuman Jayanti. It is pertinent to notice that the NDMC carried out the demolition drive even after the SC directed the municipal physique to halt.
The demolition drive in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri has not been halted regardless of a court docket order, in response to a criticism filed with the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has ordered the NDMC Mayor, Commissioner, and Delhi Police Commissioner to be notified of the court docket’s choice to halt the marketing campaign as quickly as attainable. Dushyant Dave, a senior lawyer, warned the court docket that persevering with to drive towards the court docket order sends the fallacious message.
Nine bulldozers arrived within the neighbourhood this morning and commenced demolishing shops and different properties within the midst of a big police presence. The anti-encroachment operation was authorised when Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta wrote to the mayor, requesting that he find and dismantle illegal constructions constructed by “rioters.”