THE LUCKNOW Bench of the High Court, while taking stock of the progress of a PIL filed earlier by the Nishatganj Residents Welfare Association through BK Singh, has summoned principal secretary (Irrigation) on August 25, in connection with the removal of the illegal colony located behind NBRI and adjacent to Laxman Mela Ground here.
The DGP and SSP (Traffic) informed the Bench comprising Justices UK Dhaon and Rakesh Sharma that computerised traffic signals had been installed at 38 points in the city out of which, 29 were working. In three of them, there was some technical problems and all would be set right soon.
The Bench called upon the LDA, LNN, PWD, CPWD and the National Highway Authority of India to remove encroachments from the city specially from densely populated areas like La Touche Road, Nishatgang ,Gokhale Marg and Charbagh etc, in compliance to earlier directives of the court , if not already done.
Advocate General SMA Kazmi appeared on behalf of the State and informed the Bench that encroachments had been removed from various parts of the city and if it reoccurs, the State would take the concerned SHO to task.
Bail refused: The bail plea of Kamlesh Kumar who had allegedly embezzled Rs 3,55,655 from the office of the Sahara India, Rupaidih Branch, Bahraich was dismissed by Justice ON Khandelwal of the High Court here on Thursday.