HC seeks list of govt accommodations, mode of their allotment

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By Fast Kashmir on 08/08/2018.

Srinagar, Aug 8: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court have directed Director, Estates to provide details of Government accommodations including Bungalows, houses, quarters and hired accommodations in the State.

Hearing a petition, a bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey also sought details of the norms/ regulations/ criteria in vogue for making allotment of accommodations to Ministers, sitting and former, Judges, sitting or former, Officers of Police and civil administration, sitting and former legislators, protected persons and Media persons.

It also sought details regarding accommodations allotted and in the occupation of former Ministers, former Legislators, sitting Legislators, Officers, Judges via-a-vis their entitlement.

The Court according to GNS also sought the list of the occupants with the details of accommodation, who are in possession of the available Units as per their entitlement in tune with the regulations, as well as sought details about unauthorized occupants with the details of unauthorized occupancy and steps, taken for ensuring their eviction.

“Petitioner along with all such un-authorized incumbents, whose list would be furnished by the Director, Estates, shall be put on notice by the Registrar Judicial of this Court for furnishing the details of their houses in Jammu and Srinagar,” the court said.  (GNS)