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‘Housing Segregation: Gujarat HC Bars State Govt from Declaring Localities ‘Disturbed Areas

The Gujarat high court on Wednesday stopped the state government from declaring any locality a “disturbed area” allowed under Section 3(1)(ii) of the Gujarat Disturbed Areas Act, 1991, stating that it could lead to “improper clustering of persons” from “one community”.

According to LiveLaw.in, a bench comprising Chief Justice Vikram Nath and Justice Ashutish J. Shastri was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by the Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind organisation, challenging the Gujarat Disturbed Areas Act, 1991, amended in 2020.

The court ordered the state government not to issue any notifications under Section 3(1)(ii) and (iii) of the said Act until February 3, when the next hearing is scheduled….

https://thewire.in/law/improper-clustering-gujarat-hc-bars-state-govt-from-declaring-localities-disturbed-areas