Contempt notice issued to K`taka Chief Secy

Last Updated: Friday, August 31, 2012 - 20:31

Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Friday ordered issue of notices to the Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary, Revenue Department and others on a contempt petition relating to regularisation of `Bagair Hukum` (government) land in Uttarahalli taluk.

Hearing a petition by cultivators of "Bagair Hukum" lands, Justice K Sreedhar Rao ordered issue of notices to the Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary Revenue Department, Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner and tahsildar.

The landless farmers had filed a petition in the High Court,after which it had ordered regularisation of such lands.
As the court order was not adhered to, they filed a contempt petition in the High Court.
PTI



First Published: Friday, August 31, 2012 - 20:31

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