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Case Number: Writ Petition No.2760 of 2008
Date of filing: 2008/04/06
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Petitioners

1.Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST);

2.Md. Bellal Mollah;

3. Md. Nurul Islam

Respondents
  1. Secretary, Housing and Public Works;
  2. Secretary, Ministry of Land;
  3. Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs;
  4. Secretary, Ministry of Industry;
  5. General Manager, Bangladesh ShilpaRinSangstha;
  6. Mayor, Dhaka City Corporation;
  7. Deputy Commissioner, Dhaka District;
  8. Additional District Magistrate, Dhaka;
  9. Nazmunnahar Manu, Executive Magistrate, Dhaka Collectoriate;
  10. Inspector General of Police;
  11. Police Commissioner, Dhaka Metropolitan Police;
  12. Deputy Police Commissioner (Mirpur Section), DMP;
  13. Officer-in-Charge, Shaha Ali Police Station, DMP, Dhaka
Facts

The petitioners challenged  the notice dated on 19.03.2008 issued by the Executive Magistrate, Dhaka Collectorate, Dhaka directing the police to evict approximately 2,000 inhabitants of Jhilpara Slum, Shahli Thana, Dhaka and to vacate the slum area by 07.04.2008 on plea of illegal occupation without prior rehabilitation or resettlement.BLAST, along with the residents of Jhilpara Slum, filed a writ petition in the High Court on 06.04.2008 challenging a notice dated 19.03.2008 and issued by the Executive Magistrate directing the police to evict approximately 2,000 inhabitants of Jhilpara Slum, Shahli Thana, Dhaka and to vacate the slum area by 07.04.2008 on the plea of illegal, unauthorized occupation without providing alternative accommodation.

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 07/04/2008


Details

The Honourable High Court Division issued a rule and stayed the operation of the impugned notice dated on 19.03.2008 for a period of 3 (three) months.

 

Justices

Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed.



Date: 20/05/2008


Details

The court rejected the application for vacating the order of stay granted on 07.04.08.

Justices

Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed



Date: 03/07/2008


Details

The court extended the order of stay till disposal of the Rule.

Justices

Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed.



Date: 27/07/2009


Details

The Appellate Division dismissed the petition for leave to appeal (1722/08)which was filed against the order dated 20th May, 2008 passed by the High Court Division in Writ Petition No. 2760/08 rejecting the application for vacating the order of stay.

Justices

Mr. Justice M. M. Ruhul Amin 

Mr. Justice Md. Abdul Aziz

Mr. Justice Bijan Kumar Das

Mr. Justice Md. Muzammel Hossain



Date: 13/03/2018


Details

The court dismissed the case for default (DD).

Justices

Mr. Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif

Mr. Justice Md. Badruzzaman 



Date: 13/08/2018


Details

The case is being restored and fixed for hearing.

Justices

Mr. Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif 

Mr. Justice Razik-Al-Jalil



Database Last Updated on: 2019-08-19 18:33:00
Area of law
Equality,
Livelihood,
Shelter,
Life,
Access to Justice,
Discrimination,
Accountability and Institutional Reform
Keywords
Jhilpara Slum Eviction Case
Relevant statute

Articles 15, 31, 32 & 102 of the Constitution;

Government Land and Properties (Recovery of Possession) Ordinance 1970;

International Convention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)





Case Number: Writ Petition No.2760 of 2008
Date of filing: 2008/04/06

Petitioners

1.Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST);

2.Md. Bellal Mollah;

3. Md. Nurul Islam

Respondents
  1. Secretary, Housing and Public Works;
  2. Secretary, Ministry of Land;
  3. Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs;
  4. Secretary, Ministry of Industry;
  5. General Manager, Bangladesh ShilpaRinSangstha;
  6. Mayor, Dhaka City Corporation;
  7. Deputy Commissioner, Dhaka District;
  8. Additional District Magistrate, Dhaka;
  9. Nazmunnahar Manu, Executive Magistrate, Dhaka Collectoriate;
  10. Inspector General of Police;
  11. Police Commissioner, Dhaka Metropolitan Police;
  12. Deputy Police Commissioner (Mirpur Section), DMP;
  13. Officer-in-Charge, Shaha Ali Police Station, DMP, Dhaka
Facts

The petitioners challenged  the notice dated on 19.03.2008 issued by the Executive Magistrate, Dhaka Collectorate, Dhaka directing the police to evict approximately 2,000 inhabitants of Jhilpara Slum, Shahli Thana, Dhaka and to vacate the slum area by 07.04.2008 on plea of illegal occupation without prior rehabilitation or resettlement.BLAST, along with the residents of Jhilpara Slum, filed a writ petition in the High Court on 06.04.2008 challenging a notice dated 19.03.2008 and issued by the Executive Magistrate directing the police to evict approximately 2,000 inhabitants of Jhilpara Slum, Shahli Thana, Dhaka and to vacate the slum area by 07.04.2008 on the plea of illegal, unauthorized occupation without providing alternative accommodation.


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 07/04/2008:
Details

The Honourable High Court Division issued a rule and stayed the operation of the impugned notice dated on 19.03.2008 for a period of 3 (three) months.

 

Justices

Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain,  

Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed.


Date: 20/05/2008:
Details

The court rejected the application for vacating the order of stay granted on 07.04.08.

Justices

Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed


Date: 03/07/2008:
Details

The court extended the order of stay till disposal of the Rule.

Justices

Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed.


Date: 27/07/2009:
Details

The Appellate Division dismissed the petition for leave to appeal (1722/08)which was filed against the order dated 20th May, 2008 passed by the High Court Division in Writ Petition No. 2760/08 rejecting the application for vacating the order of stay.

Justices

Mr. Justice M. M. Ruhul Amin ,  

Mr. Justice Md. Abdul Aziz

Mr. Justice Bijan Kumar Das

Mr. Justice Md. Muzammel Hossain


Date: 13/03/2018:
Details

The court dismissed the case for default (DD).

Justices

Mr. Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif

Mr. Justice Md. Badruzzaman ,  


Date: 13/08/2018:
Details

The case is being restored and fixed for hearing.

Justices

Mr. Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif ,  

Mr. Justice Razik-Al-Jalil



Reference

Area of law
Equality,  Livelihood,  Shelter,  Life,  Access to Justice,  Discrimination,  Accountability and Institutional Reform

Keywords
Jhilpara Slum Eviction Case

Relevant statute

Articles 15, 31, 32 & 102 of the Constitution;

Government Land and Properties (Recovery of Possession) Ordinance 1970;

International Convention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)


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Database Last Updated on: 2019-08-19 18:33:00
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