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Case Number: Writ Petition No.702 of 2002
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Case Number: Writ Petition No.702 of 2002

Date of filing: 2002/09/05


1.    Md. Sadakat Khan (Fokku), President of Stranded Pakistanis Youth Operation Movement;
2.     Md. Shahid Ali Bablu, General Secretary, Stranded Pakistanis Youth Operation Movement 


  1. Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs
  2. Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Public Works
  3. Mayor, Dhaka City Corporation
  4. Deputy Commissioner, Dhaka
  5.  Principal Office of Property, Dhaka City corporation
  6. Commission, Dhaka Metropolitan Police; Park Avenue, Police Station: Ramna, Dhaka
  7. Deputy Police commissioner (West), Dhaka Metropolitan Police, Babor Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka
  8. Officer In Charge, Pallabi Police Station, Dhaka Metropolitan Police
  9.  Ward Commissioner, Ward No: 3, Dhaka City Corporation, Mirpur, Police Station Pallabi, Dhaka
  10. Ward Commissioner, Ward No: 5, Dhaka City Corporation, Mirpur, Police Station Pallabi, Dhaka


The Petitioners are the members of the Stranded Pakistanis Youth Repatriation Movement, a non-political organisation. In 1972, with the help of the International Committee of Red Cross they created close 66 camps in different parts of Bangladesh for their Safety and Security and they were named the Stranded Pakistanis. The Community conducted their business by small squatter shops for their livelihood and passed their days under threat of Legal eviction from their respective residences and shops without any reasonable cause or issuance of any notice or arranging any alternative accommodation or repatriation or other settlement.   


Date: 02/08/2012


On 02.08.2003 the Respondents are directed not to disturb the Petitioners, the Stranded Pakistanis to rebuild their demolished houses, shops etc. in the A.D.C. Non-Local Relief Camp Mirpur, Dhaka.  


Mr. Justice AmirulKabir Chowdhury

Mr. Justice A.F.M. Ali Albar

Area of law



Legal Status of Biharis

Relevant statute

Constitution, Articles 102, 15, 31 and 32

Date: 06/08/2012


On 06.08.2012 the Honorable High Court directed that the application for substitution is allowed. All applicants are substituted as legal in the Stranded Pakistanis Youth Operation Movement.


Mr. Justice Mohammad Bazlur Rahman

Mr. Justice RuhulQuddus

Date: 28/03/2016


The Rule is disposed of with observations


Mr. Justice  
Md. Moinul Islam Chowdhury  

Mr. Justice 
J.B.M. Hassan

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