Bill to recover public property damages from rioters to be tabled in MP assembly

  • The Bill was approved by the Madhya Pradesh cabinet last week in a meeting chaired by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.(PTI)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.(PTI)
Published on Dec 21, 2021 05:42 PM IST
Copy Link
ANI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Madhya Pradesh government will introduce a Bill in the State Assembly, which allows the recovery of damages to public and private properties during strikes, protests, communal riots, or any congregation of people, from perpetrators, informed the state's Home Minister Narottam Mishra.

The Bill is likely to be tabled today or tomorrow during the winter session of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly that commenced today.

"The Bill that seeks to recover from protestors and rioters the damages caused to public properties during violent protests, strikes and communal riots, would be introduced in the Assembly either on December 21 or December 22," Mishra told ANI.

The Bill was approved by the Madhya Pradesh cabinet last week in a meeting chaired by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan where it gave its nod to the proposed draft of Madhya Pradesh Lok Evam Niji Sampati Ka Nuksan Nivaran Evam Nusksani Ki Vasuli (Redressal and Recovery of Damages to Public and Private Properties) Bill 2021.

The Bill is likely to be on the same lines as 'Uttar Pradesh Recovery of Damages to Public and Private Property Ordinance, 2020'.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close Story
QUICKREADS

Less time to read?

Try Quickreads

  • Independent MP Navneet Rana and her husband MLA Ravi Rana recited Hanuman Chalisa at Hanuman Mandir in Delhi’s Connaught Place on Saturday. The following day, the couple held a Press conference. (Ht File Photo/Arvind Yadav)

    ‘Didn’t breach bail conditions’: Navneet, Ravi Rana rebut Mumbai Police in court

    Amravati MP Navneet Rana and her husband, legislator Ravi Rana have rebutted the Khar police complaint that accused the couple of breaching the bail conditions imposed by the Mumbai court that granted them bail, insisting that they had only spoken about their ordeal in custody and the municipal notice to inspect their house for alleged violations. It cited several statements made by the couple soon after they were released from prison.

  • CBI sleuths questioned TMC legislator Paresh Paul for around three hours at the federal agency’s office in Kolkata. (Representational Image)

    TMC MLA questioned by CBI in connection with murder of BJP worker

    A Trinamool Congress legislator Paresh Paul was questioned by sleuths of the Central Bureau of Investigation for around three hours on Wednesday in connection with the investigation of the murder of a Bharatiaya Janata Party worker on May 2, 2021, soon after the Trinamool Congress government returned to power in the state. Abhijit Sarkar, a BJP worker family members alleged that Sarkar was murdered on the orders of Paul. Paul, however, rubbished the allegations.

  • HT Image

    Fire breaks out in Rohini court

    New Delhi: A fire broke out in a room adjacent to the judges' chamber on the second floor of the Rohini district and sessions court on Wednesday, with officials saying that nobody was injured and that the fire was doused in some hours. The North Delhi Lawyers' Association said that such incidents of fire in court premises are very frightening for petitioners, advocates and judges.

  • Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai visited Bengaluru’s flood hit areas. (HT Photo)

    CM Bommai announces 5 lakh compensation to those killed in Bengaluru rains

    Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai has announced compensation of 5 lakh to the families of those killed after heavy rainfall led to waterlogging and destruction in Bengaluru. The chief minister has also announced 25,000 to each family whose home was flooded. Crumbling infrastructure in parts of Bengaluru have been left battered by unseasonal rains this month, with potholes transforming into death traps for unwary bikers and pedestrians. A third managed to escape.

  • Mumtaz Bibi reuniting with her family members in India, at Kartarpur in Pakistan’s Punjab province. (SOURCE: Punjabi Sanjh TV You Tube)

    Woman separated from Sikh family during Partition reunited at Kartarpur

    Seventy-five years after Mumtaz was separated from her family during the violence at the time of Partition, a woman born in a Sikh family who was adopted and raised by a Muslim couple met her brothers from India at Kartarpur in Pakistan's Punjab province, according to a media report on Wednesday. After Iqbal death, Mumtaz and her son Shahbaz started searching for her family through social media. Both the families connected through social media.

SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Wednesday, May 18, 2022