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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 4456 of 2009
Date of filing: 2009/06/25
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Petitioners
  1. Bangladesh Legal Aid and Service Trust (BLAST)
  2. Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)
  3. Coalition for the Urban Poor (CUP)
  4. Md. Monirul Islam
  5. Most. Shafia Begum
Respondents
  1. The Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Public works
  2. The Secretary, Ministry of Land
  3. The Directorate, National Housing Authority
  4. The Deputy Police Commissioner (Mirpur Section), Dhaka
  5. Officer-In-Charge, Kafrul Police Station, Dhaka Metropolitan Police
Facts

The petitioners challenged the threatening for forcible eviction of approximately up to 5000 inhabitants of Purbo Bahistaki Gudaraghat Basti, Polt No. 6/2, Block-D, Section-15, PS- Kafrul, Dhaka- 1216 to vacate the possession of the basti land immediately and threatening them by announcement by miking to the effect that in case of failure, they will be evicted and all structures situated there at and belonging to them will be bulldozed without providing alternative accommodation.

 

 

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 01/07/2009


Details

The Honourable High Court Division issued a Rule and also directed the respondents not to make further eviction if not already completed.

 

Justices

Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

Mr. Justice Quamrul Islam Siddiqui



Date: 10/04/2012


Details

The court directed the office to correct  the cause title, paragraph 2, 4 and prayer portion of the writ petition by inserting Section No. 17 in place of Section No. 15. 

Justices

Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed

Mr. Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif



Database Last Updated on: 2017-02-12 15:26:45
Area of law
Equality,
Livelihood,
Shelter,
Life,
Access to Justice
Keywords
Purbo Bahistaki Gudaraghat Slum Eviction
Relevant statute

Articles 15, 31, 32 and 102 of the Constitution;
Government Land and Properties (Recovery of Possession) Ordinance, 1970;
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966.





Case Number: Writ Petition No. 4456 of 2009
Date of filing: 2009/06/25

Petitioners
  1. Bangladesh Legal Aid and Service Trust (BLAST)
  2. Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)
  3. Coalition for the Urban Poor (CUP)
  4. Md. Monirul Islam
  5. Most. Shafia Begum
Respondents
  1. The Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Public works
  2. The Secretary, Ministry of Land
  3. The Directorate, National Housing Authority
  4. The Deputy Police Commissioner (Mirpur Section), Dhaka
  5. Officer-In-Charge, Kafrul Police Station, Dhaka Metropolitan Police
Facts

The petitioners challenged the threatening for forcible eviction of approximately up to 5000 inhabitants of Purbo Bahistaki Gudaraghat Basti, Polt No. 6/2, Block-D, Section-15, PS- Kafrul, Dhaka- 1216 to vacate the possession of the basti land immediately and threatening them by announcement by miking to the effect that in case of failure, they will be evicted and all structures situated there at and belonging to them will be bulldozed without providing alternative accommodation.

 

 


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 01/07/2009:
Details

The Honourable High Court Division issued a Rule and also directed the respondents not to make further eviction if not already completed.

 

Justices

Mr. Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain,  
Mr. Justice Quamrul Islam Siddiqui


Date: 10/04/2012:
Details

The court directed the office to correct  the cause title, paragraph 2, 4 and prayer portion of the writ petition by inserting Section No. 17 in place of Section No. 15. 

Justices

Mr. Justice Farid Ahmed

Mr. Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif



Reference

Area of law
Equality,  Livelihood,  Shelter,  Life,  Access to Justice

Keywords
Purbo Bahistaki Gudaraghat Slum Eviction

Relevant statute

Articles 15, 31, 32 and 102 of the Constitution;
Government Land and Properties (Recovery of Possession) Ordinance, 1970;
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966.


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