Srinagar Master Plan To Be Ready By Ending Oct: HC Told

SRINAGAR — The Master Plan for Srinagar shall be prepared by the end of this month and placed before the State Admin­istrative Council, Advocate D. C. Raina, submitted before Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Hear­ing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe after submissions by Advocate General ordered list­ing of the PIL on November 25.

The court was hearing a Pub­lic Interest Litigation filed by advocate Mujeeb Andrabi in 2013, seeking among other di­rections to clear Srinagar city of illegal constructions.

The Government then con­stituted a high power commit­tee of experts to go into the is­sue of illegal constructions and suggest remedial measures. In the draft policy, the panel rec­ommended only those illegal constructions that have come up before March 5, 2014 will be considered for one time settle­ment by way of imposing hefty penalty while as no unauthor­ized construction having come up after March 5, 2014 will be regularized. the government issued moratorium and it was ended later.

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