Draft Delhi Municipal Wards Boundary Ordinance submitted for public input

Delhi has seen a rainfall deficit so far this monsoon season, having recorded 292.4mm of rainfall from June 1 (express photo by Praveen Khanna)

MCD Neighborhood Delineation Project Ready: Here’s How You Can Raise Objections or Make Suggestions

The State Electoral Commission released the draft decree for the demarcation of municipal wards in Delhi on Monday and the public can make suggestions and objections until October 3.

The Boundary Commission has reduced the number of wards in Delhi’s civic body from the present 272 to 250 and the first draft of the redrawn boundary with maps and details of the changed wards has been put on the website of the commission sec.delhigovt.nic. in.

Now, all stakeholders such as representatives of political parties, resident welfare associations as well as the general public can submit their suggestions on the date to the National Electoral Commission.

SC Bar Association wants land for law firms, eyes Foreign Correspondents’ Club space

The Supreme Court issued an opinion to the Center on Monday on a plea by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) asking the Department of Urban Development “to grant permission for the conversion of the entire land measuring 1, 33 acres allocated to Supreme Court behind gas pump near ITO as chamber block for lawyers’.

A bench of India’s Chief Justices UU Lalit and S Ravindra Bhat, however, declined to issue an opinion on his prayer to order the ministry ‘to convert the entire area around the Supreme Court into a Court complex Supreme Court so that all Supreme Court buildings on Bhagwan Das Road, including the Foreign Correspondents Club of South Asia, Institute of Indian Law, Indian Society of International Law, among others, can be used either for conversion to a chamber, either for redevelopment as a chamber block/use for Supreme Court business or other barrister amenities”.

Appearing for the attorney’s body, lead attorney Vikas Singh pointed out that the Foreign Correspondents’ Club had already received an eviction notice and urged the court to issue a notice to its request to return the premises to the SCBA. , but the SC bench refused.

Melissa C. Keyes