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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 4185 of 2013
Date of filing: 2013/04/21
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Petitioners

Sri Prema Chandra Das,Mashankura Beel Community Based Fisheries Cooperative Society Ltd. Pirgacha, Rangpur

Respondents
  1. Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock
  2. Secretary, Ministry of Land
  3. Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forest
  4. Deputy Commissioner, Rajshahi
  5. Joint Secretary (Ad), Ministry of Land
  6. District Fisheries Officer, Rangpur
  7. Upazilla Nirbahi Officer, Rirgacha Upazilla, Rangpur
  8. Upazilla Fisheries Officer, Rirgacha Upazilla, Rangpur
Facts

Government agencies continued a tender process with an attempt to lease out the conserved and enriched ‘Mashankura Beel’Jolmohal in the Pirhacha upazilla, Rangpur through open bidding to entities with no conservation focus, instead of renewing the lease with the local fishermen communities.

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 22/04/2013


Details

The High Court issued a Rule Nisi upon the respondents to show cause as to why the impugned notification inviting application in respect of leasing out theJolmohal namely, ‘Mashankura Beel’ should not be declared to have been issued without lawful authority, and why the respondents should not be directed to take necessary steps to protect the Jolmahal.  

Justices

Mr. Justice Mirza Hussain Haider

Mr. Justice Muhammad Khursid Alam Sarkar



Database Last Updated on: 2017-02-12 15:26:45
Area of law
Environment,
Livelihood
Keywords
‘Mashankura Beel’ Jolmoha
Relevant statute

Public Jolmohal Management Policy, 2009;

Constitution, Articles 18A, 27, 31, 32 and 40;

Memorandum of Understanding, 16.11.2000;

Land Management Manual, 1990





Case Number: Writ Petition No. 4185 of 2013
Date of filing: 2013/04/21

Petitioners

Sri Prema Chandra Das,Mashankura Beel Community Based Fisheries Cooperative Society Ltd. Pirgacha, Rangpur

Respondents
  1. Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock
  2. Secretary, Ministry of Land
  3. Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forest
  4. Deputy Commissioner, Rajshahi
  5. Joint Secretary (Ad), Ministry of Land
  6. District Fisheries Officer, Rangpur
  7. Upazilla Nirbahi Officer, Rirgacha Upazilla, Rangpur
  8. Upazilla Fisheries Officer, Rirgacha Upazilla, Rangpur
Facts

Government agencies continued a tender process with an attempt to lease out the conserved and enriched ‘Mashankura Beel’Jolmohal in the Pirhacha upazilla, Rangpur through open bidding to entities with no conservation focus, instead of renewing the lease with the local fishermen communities.


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 22/04/2013:
Details

The High Court issued a Rule Nisi upon the respondents to show cause as to why the impugned notification inviting application in respect of leasing out theJolmohal namely, ‘Mashankura Beel’ should not be declared to have been issued without lawful authority, and why the respondents should not be directed to take necessary steps to protect the Jolmahal.  

Justices

Mr. Justice Mirza Hussain Haider,  

Mr. Justice Muhammad Khursid Alam Sarkar



Reference

Area of law
Environment,  Livelihood

Keywords
‘Mashankura Beel’ Jolmoha

Relevant statute

Public Jolmohal Management Policy, 2009;

Constitution, Articles 18A, 27, 31, 32 and 40;

Memorandum of Understanding, 16.11.2000;

Land Management Manual, 1990


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