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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 7069 of 2003
Date of filing: 2003/11/22
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Petitioners
  1. Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
  2. Krishno Pada Jalo Das
Respondents
  1. Secretary, Ministry of Land
  2. Secretary, Ministry of Roads and Communications
  3. Deputy Commissioner, Chittagong
  4. Railway Land, Buildings and Divisional Officer (Estates)
  5. Chairman, Bangladesh Railway
  6. Chittagong City Corporation
  7. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Chittagong
  8. Commissioner, Chittagong Metropolitan
Facts

About fifty-eight landless families of the fisher folks residing in Jelepara Basti, Chittagong were arbitrarily and forcibly evicted without any prior notice or resettlement.

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 03/12/2003


Details

The High Court issued a Rule Nisi upon the respondents to show cause as to why the eviction of the dwellers from the peaceful possession without due process of law should not be declared illegal and without lawful authority. The Court also directed stay of the order of eviction for four months.

Justices

Mr. Justice M.A. Aziz

Mr. Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed



Date: 30/03/2004


Details

The stay order was extended this till disposal of the case.

Justices

Mr Justice Md Abdul Matin

Mr Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed



Database Last Updated on: 2017-02-12 15:26:45
Area of law
Livelihood,
Property,
Shelter,
Movement
Keywords
Slum Eviction
Relevant statute

Constitution, Articles 15, 31 and 32;
International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, 1966





Case Number: Writ Petition No. 7069 of 2003
Date of filing: 2003/11/22

Petitioners
  1. Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
  2. Krishno Pada Jalo Das
Respondents
  1. Secretary, Ministry of Land
  2. Secretary, Ministry of Roads and Communications
  3. Deputy Commissioner, Chittagong
  4. Railway Land, Buildings and Divisional Officer (Estates)
  5. Chairman, Bangladesh Railway
  6. Chittagong City Corporation
  7. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Chittagong
  8. Commissioner, Chittagong Metropolitan
Facts

About fifty-eight landless families of the fisher folks residing in Jelepara Basti, Chittagong were arbitrarily and forcibly evicted without any prior notice or resettlement.


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 03/12/2003:
Details

The High Court issued a Rule Nisi upon the respondents to show cause as to why the eviction of the dwellers from the peaceful possession without due process of law should not be declared illegal and without lawful authority. The Court also directed stay of the order of eviction for four months.

Justices

Mr. Justice M.A. Aziz,  
Mr. Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed


Date: 30/03/2004:
Details

The stay order was extended this till disposal of the case.

Justices

Mr Justice Md Abdul Matin,  
Mr Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed



Reference

Area of law
Livelihood,  Property,  Shelter,  Movement

Keywords
Slum Eviction

Relevant statute

Constitution, Articles 15, 31 and 32;
International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, 1966


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