Demolitions of the village of Khori: the civic body agrees in SC to deploy a provisional housing estate
New Delhi, September 14 (IANS): The Faridabad municipal company “in principle accepted” Tuesday before the Supreme Court to roll out the provisional allocation of houses for the rehabilitation of eligible people affected by the demolition of residential structures in the area of Khori village in the district of L ‘Haryana.
A bench of Judges AM Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari ordered the company that after receiving documents from applicants eligible for pardon, it should issue letters of provisional award within a week. He stressed that the letter should state that this is only a temporary process and subject to verification and final draw.
The higher court did not express satisfaction with the company’s timetable for the rehabilitation process. The civic body had proposed a timetable of until April 30 next year to hand over possession of the EWS apartments (economically weaker section) to eligible applicants.
The bench said that if applicants are found eligible, after careful consideration, a final award letter may be issued to them, after which they may occupy the premises mentioned in the letter.
The lawyers, representing some residents of the village, said the proposed timeline – where applicants must submit an application for EWS apartment allocation by October 15 – is a short timeframe.
Lead attorney Sanjay Parikh, representing some of the petitioners, said people are having difficulty accessing the company’s electronic portal to submit claims and documents. To this, the judiciary declared: “It is open to the company to postpone the deadline to November 15, 2021 as requested by the lawyer for the persons concerned”.
The bench said on September 20 it would review the challenge of the relevant parts of the rehabilitation program.
He noted that after taking possession of the interim accommodation, the rent of Rs 2,000 per month offered to the relevant eligible applicant from November 1 for six months or actual physical possession of the apartments, whichever comes first, will be discontinued. case by case. based.
The Supreme Court also expressed its dissatisfaction with the change of commissioner of the Faridabad Municipal Company in the midst of the rehabilitation process for those eligible, and asked why it had not been informed of this development.
He also questioned the civic body: “What happens to these farms that are encroachments? Have you taken any action on this?
On June 7, the Supreme Court ordered the government of Haryana and the Faridabad Municipal Corporation to remove “all encroachments,” consisting of around 10,000 residential buildings, in the forest area of Aravali near the village.