Danger lurks in Sector 33 park: Punjab human rights panel seeks report from Chandigarh MC chief

Published on Sep 28, 2022 03:18 AM IST

Taking suo-motu cognizance of the apparent risk lurking in a Sector 33 park, flagged in an English daily’s recent report, the Punjab State Human Rights Commission sought a report from the civic body

Punjab human rights panel sought a report on the cave-in at a Sector 33 park from Chandigarh MC chief. (HT File)
Punjab human rights panel sought a report on the cave-in at a Sector 33 park from Chandigarh MC chief. (HT File)
By, Chandigarh

Taking suo-motu cognizance of the apparent risk lurking in a Sector 33 park, flagged in an English daily’s recent report, the Punjab State Human Rights Commission sought a report from the civic body

Punjab State Human Rights Commission member justice Nirmaljit Kaur, taking suo-motu cognizance of the matter, called for a report from the UT’s municipal commissioner before the next date of hearing — December 1, 2022.

The cave-in, which first surfaced around two months ago, has now engulfed a part of the park’s metal fence. Residents, meanwhile, have alleged that despite repeated complaints, the authorities have turned a blind eye to the problem — which worsened after the recent spell of rain in the city.

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