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Delhi Master Plan challenged before SC

The Delhi Master Plan-2021 was challenged in the Supreme Court by a citizen's forum.

india Updated: Feb 09, 2007 18:17 IST

The Delhi Master Plan-2021, notified on Thursday by the government, was challenged in the Supreme Court by a citizen's forum in New Delhi on Friday.

In an application moved through counsel Jasbir Malik, the Delhi Pradesh Citizens' Council termed the master plan as "ultravires and violative of fundamental rights of citizens" and urged the apex court to quash it.

Questioning the notification, the petitioner alleged that the government rushed through the master plan to appease the voters and negate the court's directions to seal the commercial establishments operating out of residential premises in various parts of the national capital.