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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 5915 of 2005

Date of filing: 2005/08/13


1. Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
2. Abdul  Haque Hawlader
3. Abdul Khaleque Fakir
4. Rubina
5. Monowara


1. Secretary, Ministry of Land
2. Secretary, Ministry of Public Works
3. Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs
4. Inspector General of Police
5. The Deputy Commissioner, Dhaka
6. Commissioner, Dhaka Metropolitan Police
7.Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Dhaka
8. Mayor, Dhaka City Corporation
9. Deputy Divisional Engineer, Mirpur, Housing Division-02, National Housing Authority, Mirpur

10. Officer-In-Charge, Kafrul Police Station
11. Abul Kashem Gong, 2-H/11-40, Mirpur, Dhaka 

12. Thikana Chandpur, 128, Motijheel Commercial Area, Malek Mansion, Ground Floor, Dhaka.


The petitioners challenged the threatening to evict the petitioners from their homesteads, harassing, intimidating on the plea of unauthorized occupation of the Gudaraghat Basti, CS DAG No. 776 & 777, Mouza- Zoarshahara, JL No. 271, Khatian No. 127, Poschim (West) Vnashatek/Gudaraghat Section 15, Ward (old) No. 4 (new 95) PS. Kafrul, district-Dhaka, without any notice and without due process of law.


Date: 12/09/2005


The court issued a rule and directd the respondents to restrain from interfering in any manner with the peaceful possession of the slum dwellers homestead at Gudaraghat/Vashantek Basti, CS Daag No. 776 & 777; Mouza- Zoa Shahara; JL No. 271; Khotian No. 127, Poschim (West) Vashantek/ Gudaraghat; Section No, 15; Ward (Old) No.  4 (New 95); PS- Kafrul; district- Dhaka in any way up to 22.10.05.


Mr. Justice Mohammad Abdur Rashid

Mr. Justice Md. Fazlur Rahman


13 BLC (HCD) (2008) 384

Area of law

Access to Justice,
Accountability and Institutional Reform


Gudaraghat Slum Eviction

Relevant statute

Articles 15, 27, 31, 32, 40, 42, 44 and 102 of the Constitution;

The Government and Local Authority Land annd Buildings (Recovery of Possession) Ordinance1970 

Date: 20/10/2005


The  court extended the earlier granted injunction order till disposal of the Rule.


Mr. Justice Md. Abdul Matin

Mr. Justice Md. Rezaul Haque

Date: 15/11/2007


The court disposed the Rule with the observation that the slum dwellers of “Gudaraghat Basti ” situated on C.S. Plot nos. 776 and 777 under Mouja: Zoarshahara, measuring an area 1.65 acres of  land shall not be evicted without their rehabilitation according to the programmes of the Government within two years from date and within this period the Government shall take appropriate step for their rehabilitation.


Mr. Justice A.B.M. Khairul Haque

Mr. Justice Syed Md. Ziaul Karim

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