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Tripura High Court directs Political parties to disclose details of Public Properties in illegal possession
TIWN Oct 9, 2019
Tripura High Court directs Political parties to disclose details of Public Properties in illegal possession
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AGARTALA, Oct 9 (TIWN): Tripura High Court has directed the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Indian National Congress (INC) to file affidavits disclosing details of public properties, in their unauthorised/illegal possession, in relation to which they are claiming title by way of adverse possession, the Live Law reported.

The bench of the Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice Arindam Lodh has also sought the details of all the cases either pending or disposed off, before different forums, including Civil Courts or this Court, in this regard. It also directed the Secretary, Revenue Department, Govt. of Tripura to file his personal affidavit giving details of such properties including the land or super structure which are in unauthorised/illegal occupation of the political parties.

The order was passed in a suo motu PIL registered by the Court, after it noticed that in Bishalgarh Sub-division alone there are 24 such properties which are in the unauthorised/illegal possession of three of these political parties.

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