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⚠️NEW STORY for @project_polis, on #KhoriGaon, an informal working-class settlement at the border of Delhi and Haryana, demolished multiple times since June 2021 by @MCF_Faridabad, on orders of Supreme Court. A 🧵on this crisis, pls read:
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Since June '21 at least 1 lakh ppl in Khori Gaon were displaced in the 2nd and 3rd waves of Covid-19, their homes torn down with no ground survey done prior to demolition. "@PMOIndia said "Stay safe, stay home" but we had no home or safety"- said a resident. Pic @Graphienandcol1
Justice Khanwilkar observed: "Environment is more important than your civil rights. Your civil rights are subordinate to the environment.” SC ordered @MCF_Faridabad to not use the pandemic as an "excuse" to delay demolitions. What was the reason for demolitions in first place?
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#SupremeCourt hears the case regarding rehabilitation of Khori Gaon slum dwellers

Sr Adv Arun Bhardwaj for Faridabad Municipal Corporation: On April 20, the draw of lots and allotment was over. The families have collected the same under videography.
Bhardwaj: We had to issue letter of possession before April 30. We have decided to call 64 families each day and verify the documents. We anticipate that we will get the safety of building certificate in three to four days. we want to begin possession letters on April 30
SC: Possession is only symbolic not physical unless the stability certificate is given. otherwise in case of untoward instance, it will be dangerous. #khorigaon
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Justice AM Khanwilkar led bench is hearing petitions filed challenging the rehabilitation policy including the eligibility criteria framed by the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad with respect to the demolitions at Khori Gaon #supremecourt #khorigaon
#SupremeCourt is deciphering costs to be paid by those who will be allotted flats under the rehabilitation scheme.
AAG Arun Bhardwaj: if price of 3,77,500 had to be reduced/...we have filed a short note. Total land cost of two schemes is 2896 lands is 178.24 crores. Cost fixed by Corporation is to be paid in instalments. It’s already been reduced by 60% is subsided
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Supreme Court is hearing pleas challenging the rehabilitation policy including the eligibility criteria framed by the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad with respect to the demolitions at Khori Gaon #khorigaon
Haryana AAG Arun Bhardwaj : When matter was filed initially before Chandigarh HC, Aadhar was not their basis. A list of Documents are required for preparation of Aadhar card

SC: Bench: We were saying for grant of provisional allotment, go through whatever documents they have
Justice Khanwilkar: go through to show their residence, which will later be verified by you. Can’t that be done counsel?

AAG: to that extent it’s possible. We are not inclined to take it as a proof, that is our submission
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#SupremeCourt hears petitions against the rehabilitation policy of the Faridabad Municipal Corporation regarding #KhoriGaon demolitions in Faridabad, Haryana.
Additional Advocate General Arun Bhardwaj informs the Court that two reports on the Aadhar and debris issues have been filed.

#KhoriGaon #SupremeCourt
AAG: Directions have been issued that representations can be made for determination of forest area.

#SupremeCourt #KhoriGaon
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#WatchtheState: Our weekly update on patterns of state violence in #India.

Here's a quick review of reported instances of #stateviolence. @project_polis

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#DelhiPogrom: "CCTV Footage In Itself Not Sufficient To Prolong Incarceration": Delhi High Court Grants Bail To Man In Jail For 17 Months.
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#DelhiPogrom: "Adjournments Sought By SPPs, IOs In Very Casual Manner": Court Imposes 5K Cost As Salary Cut. @nupur_0111
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#SupremeCourt hears a batch of petitions seeking proper rehabilitation for the slum dwellers who were evicted from the Khori Gaon area by Faridabad Municipal Corporation
#khorigaon
AAG Haryana Arun Bhardwaj: almost 900 persons are eligible for the accommodation. Upto Sept 19, 2021, we received 2416 applications, out of this 899 are eligible. eligible means they have the documents
Justice Khanwilkar: if we add certain documents then can they be made eligible?

AAG: Let us come on 4th and say if there are any alternate documents
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The #SupremeCourt on Tuesday criticized the timelines provided in the housing policy proposed by the Faridabad Municipal Corporation for rehabilitation of persons affected by the demolition of #KhoriGaon jhuggis in Faridabad, Haryana.
The Court ordered that the corporation has to give provisional accommodation to the dwellers in State flats after provisional scrutiny which will be subject to the final adjudication and final draw of lots.
As per the policy, the Jhuggi dwellers will be shifted to the housing facility by April 2022 but the Bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari was not impressed by the same stating that rehabilitation cannot take so long.
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Khori Gaon Demolition:

#SupremeCourt is hearing a plea seeking rehabilitation for the Jhuggi dwellers who were evicted after forest areas were cleared by the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad at Khori Gaon in Faridabad, Haryana

#khorigaon
The Faridabad Municipal Corporation (FMC) has submitted before the Supreme Court a housing policy for rehabilitation of persons affected by the demolition of Khori Gaon jhuggis in Faridabad, Haryana

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Sr Adv Atmaram Nadkarni: We have filed a writ on behalf of anantpur villagers who too face threat of demolition. we seek listing of the case

Justice Khanwilkar: Yes we will see
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#SupremeCourt to continue hearing Petition seeking rehabilitation of those displaced after the #KhoriGaon slum in #Faridabad in the State of Haryana was demolished for having encroached forest lands.
SG Tushar Mehta: We as State of Haryana are supposed to examine which area falls under forest area. This process is ongoing, we are unable to file the report yet. We have circulated a letter. The prayer is 4 weeks.

#SupremeCourt #KhoriGaon
AAG Haryana, Senior Advocate Arun Bhardwaj: We have notified a housing plan and all the residents are being taken care of.

#SupremeCourt #KhoriGaon
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Khori Gaon Demolition:

Supreme Court is hearing a plea led seeking a stay on the demolition of 10,000 houses that has been planned by the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad at Khori Gaon in Faridabad, Haryana

#khorigaon
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta: We have circulated a letter for two weeks. If you can consider us three weeks
#khorigaon
Matter adjourned to September 6, 2021
#supremecourt #khorigaon
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#SupremeCourt to hear a batch of pleas by residents of Khori Gaon area challenging the demolition of 2,000 homes in the area. SC had clarified that demolition won't be halted and that all structures whether farm houses or slums must be removed from forest lands
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Faridabad municipal corporation had sought three more weeks to comply with the top court’s order of removing encroachments in the area. #SupremeCourt had granted them four weeks instead
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Bench assembles

Sr Adv Mukul Rohatgi appears for an applicant
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Even as Faridabad Municipal Corporation is continuing with the top court mandated #KhoriGaon demolition in the forest areas of Aravalli, #SupremeCourt to hear a batch of petitions seeking to halt the demolition and direct the state for rehabilitating the displaced
When the Haryana government had earlier submitted that encroachers were pelting stones on officials, the Supreme Court said that no order was required and that the authorities "knew what to do."
#supremecourt #khorigaon
On June 7, the top court had directed the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad to use "police force, if needed" to remove all jhuggis and encroachments on Khori Gaon forest land within six weeks.
#supremecourt #khorigaon
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Even as Faridabad Municipal Corporation is continuing with the #SupremeCourt mandated Khori Gaon demolition in the forest areas of Aravalli, the top court will hear a fresh petition shortly seeking a stay on demolition of about 70,000 houses
#KhoriGaon
The plea filed on behalf of about 1.5 lakh residents of the encroachment area stated that the existence of a government school and a government park in that area lends credibility to the claim that the government had recognised the area to a large extent
#khorigaon #supremecourt
Justice Kahnwilkar: this we will tag with the pleas pending concerning identical issues.
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On the basis of a Supreme Court order, 10,000 homes are going to be destroyed, rendering 1,00,000 people (including over 5,000+ pregnant women & 20,000+ children) homeless, in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic in India. #KhoriGaon
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Supreme Court Bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar to shortly hear a PIL seeking stay on the demolition of 10,000 houses in Khori Gaon in Faridabad, Haryana, after #SupremeCourt directed to clear the encroachments on the forest area
#khorigaon
#SupremeCourt had earlier directed
the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad to use "police force, if needed" to remove all jhuggis and encroachments on Khori Gaon forest land within six weeks

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