HC seeks details of govt buildings in Shahpur

HC seeks details of govt buildings in Shahpur

Hearing a petition by Ramesh Narayana Deshpande and others, who had moved the High Court,  the division bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice Manjula Chellur directed the government to submit details regarding the use of existing government buildings at Shahpur within a week.

The petitioners, questioning the Government order dated 26 June, 2009 declaring Yadgir as a district, said that the new district does not have any existing infrastructure including government buildings and the State is all set to create infrastructure at a cost of Rs 300 crore by acquiring the land.

They submitted that Shahpur already has required infrastructure which has been constructed for the Upper Krishna Project and the same can be utilised if Shahpur was declar-ed the district and sought for renotification and declare Shahpur as new district.

Upa Lokayukta appointment

The High Court on Thursday directed a petitioner to furnish the exact provisions of the Administrative Tribunal Act,1985  during the time of appointment of the Upa Lokayukta.

Hearing a PIL filed by RLNarasimhamurthy, a city-based advocate and party in person, challenging the appointment of S B Majage as Upa Lokayukta,  the division bench comprising Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice Manjula Chellur directed the petitioner to place the exact provisions which prohibits the appointment of a former vice-chairman of the Tribunal to the Upa Lokayukta post.

The petitioner has sought to strike down the appointment order of S B Majage as Upa Lokayukta stating that his appointment is a violation of section 11 (e) of Administrative Tribunal Act 1985.

“Section 11 (e)of Administrative Tribunal Act (1985) prohibits the appointment of any member, President and Vice President of Administrative  Tribunal to any Government agency,” the petitioner had submitted.

WPOs appointment

The High Court has directed the Government to appoint Women Protection Officer to look into the increasing acts of domestic violence. Hearing a petition by Veena Rai, the division bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice Manjula Chellur directed the State Government to appoint the WPOs in a month. The petitioner submitted that the cases of domestic violence have not been dealt with seriously.

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