Scheme for evicted migrants in a week: BBMP tells HC

Scheme for evicted migrants in a week: BBMP tells Karnataka High Court

Karnataka High Court.

The state government submitted before the High Court of Karnataka that a scheme for the rehabilitation of migrant workers evicted from BBMP areas would be finalised within a week.

The government advocate made the submission before a division bench headed by Chief Justice Abhay S Oka, which was hearing a public interest litigation filed by People’s Union for Civil Liberties on Wednesday.

“The government is formulating a rehabilitation scheme. We need a week’s time to finalise it,” the government advocate said.

It granted time till March 6 and directed the government to submit details of the scheme regarding granting interim compensation for migrants evicted from Kadubeesanahalli, Kariyammana Agrahara, Bellandur, Tubarahali and Kundalahalli by the next date of hearing.