New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS): The Delhi Excessive Courtroom on Friday sought response from the Centre and others over a petition difficult sure sections of the act for recognising possession rights of residents of unauthorised colonies.
A division bench of the excessive court docket comprising Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued the discover to the Centre, the Delhi authorities, the Delhi Improvement Authority (DDA) and the South Delhi Municipal Company (SDMC) over the petition filed by 19 senior residents who’re the resident of the Sainik Farms space within the nationwide capital, which is without doubt one of the unauthorised colonies.
The plea challenged sure rules of the Nationwide Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Act of 2019 for recognising possession rights.
“The benifits beneath the stated Act have been arbitrarily and illegally denied to the residents of unauthorised colonies which can be recognized as Prosperous Unauthorised Colonies (AUCs), that are the unauthorised colonies the place the petitioners are residing, specifically Sainik Farms and Sainik Farms Western Avenue,” the plea stated.
The plea additionally acknowledged that the stated residents are aggrieved by such arbitrary classification and exclusion, which is manifestly unjust and violative of Article 14 of the Structure of India.
The plea acknowledged that the petitioners are claiming the fitting to be handled equally as different property homeowners of unauthorised colonies and search to problem the exclusion from having recognition of property rights with regard to immovable property in favour of a resident of an unauthorised colony.