Under the orders of UT district magistrate, Chandigarh administration has imposed Section 144 of CrPC in the area, due to the ongoing demolition drive. The order has come after the apprehension that the people in the area may cause obstruction to the demolition drive. According to the order, Section 144 has been imposed in "Colony 4, Industrial Area, Phase 1, Chandigarh and within 500 meters from it periphery".
After the NDMC's encroachment drive in Jahangirpuri, a Congress delegation led by GS Ajay Maken on April 21, visited Jahangirpuri and met with the families, affected by the demolition drive. Notably, on April 20, the NDMC demolished properties at the clash hit Jahangirpuri area of North Delhi. Maken said, "We have come to Jahangirpuri to meet the victims. Police have been cooperative". Notably, SC issued stay-order for demolition.
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
After a demolition drive was initiated in the violence Jahangirpuri area of Delhi, the Supreme Court ordered "status quo", on April 20. Advocate Dushyant Dev said that the demolition drive was "completely illegal" and that no notice was given regarding the matter. With the issue of "status quo", the Chief Justice of India (CJI) has halted the demotion drive and has announced to take up the matter on April 21.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times