HC grants three weeks’ time to place Water Policy in Court

[ May 03, 2017 ] In a much publicized contempt case Gair Mumkin Khad case in which State High Court directed to frame water policy, A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Tashi Rabstan after hearing Advocate AK Sawhney with Adv Aseem Sawhney appearing for the petition whereas Sr. AAG HA Siddiqui appearing for the state, granted three weeks’ time to place water policy on record.When the petition came up for hearing Sr. AAG HA Siddiqui submits that Draft Water Policy has already been approved by the Law Department and the same was placed for approval before the previous Cabinet Meeting. However, the aforesaid Policy could not be taken up for consideration in the previous Cabinet Meeting. Sr. AAG further submits as and when the Cabinet approves the Policy, the same shall be notified.Upon this Court grants three weeks’ time to file water policy.