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HC issues show cause notices to Centre, state

The petition is over acquisition of land by state government in the capital for setting up an international shooting range.

india Updated: May 15, 2006 02:29 IST

Rajasthan High Court has issued show cause notices to the Centre and the state government on a petition over acquisition of land by state government in the capital for setting up an international shooting range in Jaipur.

HC Judge Dilip Singh issued the show cause notice on the petition filed Anil Metha who alleged that the acquired land near Jagatpura in the capital included river basin, forest land, ecological zone and a residential area.

Metha said in his petition that the acquired area included 0.52 hectare of land in his locality.

He also alleged the state government had obtained no objection certificate for using four bighas of forest land to be included in the shooting range project.