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'Supreme Court Not Meant To Take Care Of Parking' : SC On Plea Against Traffic Woes In Najafgarh

Lawstreet Journal 29 Mar 2022 12:12am

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The Supreme Court said on Friday that it is not in a position to micromanage authorities and monitor the traffic, road, and parking situation of such a vast country while dismissing a contempt petition in a plea seeking, among other things, directions regarding illegal parking of vehicles in the Najafgarh area.

The petitioner had complained to the High Court about overloaded trucks, tractors, trolleys, and dumpers being allowed to enter Najafgarh without having their registration numbers checked. In his plea, he also brought up the subject of unauthorised vehicle parking. The petition was dismissed by the High Court, which stated that no overloaded trucks, tractors, or other vehicles would be granted admission, and that vehicles parked unlawfully would be removed from the affected area. The subject was brought to the Supreme Court in an appeal. It asked the petitioner to approach the Commissioner of Police by way of a representation, which would be dealt with in accordance with the law, in an order dated 31.01.2020.

Nothing in the contempt petition survives, according to Justices L. Nageswara Rao and B.R. Gavai, because the responsible authorities have accepted the petitioner's representation and taken his ideas into account.

"This contempt petition was filed for violation of an order passed by this Court directing the authorities to give an opportunity to the petitioner to voice his grievances. An affidavit has been filed on behalf of the respondents dated 09.03.2022 that the petitioner has been heard, and his suggestions have been taken into account… Continue Reading...

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