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Sealing drive: Govt files new affidavit in SC

india Updated: Sep 22, 2006 12:19 IST

The Centre on Friday filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court on MCD sealing drive stating that September 7 notification is a valid piece of delegated legislation and complied with all the procedures mandated by Delhi Development Act, 1957.

The government, through this notification, has amended the master plan allowing mixed and commercial use of land on many roads in residential areas in Delhi.

The entire process for amendment to the master plan through the notification considered the views of different sections of the society such as Tejender Khanna Committee, Board of Enquiry in DDA and the Central government.

The affidavit further said various representations received from a wide variety of stakeholders, including residents' welfare associations, traders' associations, individuals and other organisations incorporated appropriate changes in the proposed amendment.

The affidavit was filed by the government in response to a petition filed by Delhi Pradesh Citizens Council, challenging Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2006.