Bahistaki Basti case [ Writ Petition No. 4456 of 2009 ]

Country Bangladesh
Category Right to Housing
Date of Judgment _
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  • Description

    Announcement of a government authority to vacate Purbo Baihsakhi Gudaraghat Basti without arranging alternative accommodation giving rise to threat of forcible eviction of 1200 families. 


  • Judgment

    High Court issued a Rule Nisi as to why the eviction should not be declared without lawful authority and why the Government should not be directed to comply with the principles or guidelines of the committee regarding resettlement/ rehabilitation of slum dwellers and further directed not to evict the slum dwellers till disposal of the case. The case is pending for final hearing.