Minister stated both the federal governments must together discover land around every run-down neighborhood location (File)

New Delhi:

Delhi Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday composed to Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal relating to comprehensive strategies to supply “pucca” homes to bad households residing in 48,000 run-down neighborhoods along train tracks in the nationwide capital.

In his letter, Mr Jain advised the Centre to supply pucca homes to individuals prior to their expulsion.

” Supreme court has actually bought for the expulsion of 48,000 jhuggis (run-down neighborhoods). Our company believe that it will not be a good idea to do this amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. They are provided pucca homes Whenever they are eliminated. Law is extremely extremely clear about this, and this is their legal. Initially, they must be provided a pucca home, and then just they can be eliminated from jhuggis,” Mr Jain stated in his letter.

” Jaha Jhuggi wahin makaan (Where there is a jhuggi, there will be a home), this was guaranteed by both AAP and BJP. Chief Minister Kejriwal has actually made a law in this regard that specifies that these individuals will be offered with spaces near their jhuggis prior to their expulsion. Centre has actually likewise accepted this policy,” he included.

Keeping these things in mind, we require to try to find readily available land near jhuggis, where homes can be constructed for them, Mr Jain stated.

Mr Jain stated both the federal governments must together discover land around every run-down neighborhood location where pucca homes might be constructed for the run-down neighborhood occupants.

” It will need the cooperation of all federal government companies. The assistance of the firm to which the land comes from will likewise be needed. There is a requirement for a comprehensive prepare for this and we are all set to assist you. The Delhi federal government is all set for complete cooperation in developing these policies. We can make these strategies and offer it to you if requirement be,” he stated.

He stated that the Delhi federal government likewise has more than 40,000 flats, a few of these are all set and some will be all set quickly.

” But these flats lie on the borders of Delhi. These flats can be offered to run-down neighborhood occupants who reside in locations that do not have uninhabited land around and who can not be offered homes under “Jahan jhuggi, wahin makaan” policy,” he included.

” On behalf of CM Kejriwal and the Delhi federal government, I ensure complete assistance and cooperation in our efforts to supply shelter to the bad individuals,” he concluded.

On September 14, the Central federal government sent prior to the Supreme Court that no jhuggis (run-down neighborhood) will be destroyed today as the Railways is discussing this problem with the Delhi federal government and the Ministry of Urban Development to discover a service.

A bench of the leading court, headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, was hearing the submissions on senior Congress leader Ajay Maken” s plea challenging the Supreme Court order for the demolition of about 48,000 jhuggis together with the train tracks in Delhi.

The bench, after hearing the submissions, adjourned the hearing on the matter for 4 weeks.

Maken had actually moved the leading court versus an instructions gone by a bench headed by (retired) Justice Arun Mishra for the demolition of about 48,000 jhuggis together with the train tracks in Delhi.

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