Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding regarding unauthorized constructions in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, 09/05/2018

  • 09/05/2018

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: The Indian Express and the Tribune Dated 2nd May 2018 Regarding Kasauli Incident dated 09/05/2018 regarding unauthorized constructions in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

Supreme Court directs the State of Himachal Pradesh to file a status report within a period of two months giving information on the following issues :

a) The names and designation of the officers who were posted at the time when unauthorized construction was being carried out

b) Guidelines, if any, that have been framed by the State of Himachal Pradesh to ensure that unauthorized constructions do not take place at the scale as happened in Kasauli. If guidelines have not been framed, they should be framed expeditiously

c) Specific steps that are being taken by the State of Himachal Pradesh so that there is no unauthorized construction in other parts of the State and how the problem is proposed to be tackled by the State

d) What does the State of Himachal Pradesh propose to do with the debris which will remain after the demolition of the unauthorized constructions.