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Excessive Courtroom Rejects Plea To Cease Delhi Metro’s Double-Decker Mission

Excessive Courtroom rejected a plea alleging critical defects in Delhi Metro’s double-decker viaduct challenge

New Delhi:

Delhi Excessive Courtroom at present dismissed a plea alleging critical and primary inherent defects within the challenge of Delhi Metro Rail Company’s double-decker viaduct challenge on the pink line in North East Delhi.

The plea had said that if the challenge is allowed to be executed, it might create chaos and outcome within the slicing of hundreds of 50-70 years previous timber.

A bench of Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh on Monday stated it discovered no enough floor to revive the disposed-off matter. The Bench additionally famous the DMRC counsel’s submission that the authorities have already rejected the illustration made on this regard.

The courtroom had earlier directed the authorities involved to deal with the petition as illustration and determine it in accordance with the rule, regulation, and authorities coverage as expeditiously.

The plea was filed by SD Windlesh, advocate in individual, and Jain Arogya Naturocare Welfare Society.

The petitioner stated that the implementation of such a badly designed and technologically poor challenge shall not solely spoil hundreds of crores of public cash but in addition will likely be inconvenient to the general public and create visitors issues endlessly if the stated challenge just isn’t modified or reviewed.

“The proposed plan of the prolonged pink line on street no. 59 is essentially the most faulty piece of contemporary know-how/architect /design which can show nuisance to greater than 20 lakh inhabitants of this space most of which belongs to poor strata and poor individuals are biking to their place of business and must climb up and down not as soon as however six occasions with a purpose to cross 7 kms of street no.59,” the petition learn.

“As a substitute of fixing visitors drawback by offering 100 per cent additional visitors area by setting up one devoted hall at first stage devoted for visitors, the proposed architect desires to assemble two extra flyovers apart from 4 present flyover on street no. 59 of about 6-7 kms size,” it learn.

The petitioner had urged Delhi Excessive Courtroom to direct the respondents to file a duplicate within the courtroom of all of the initiatives with or with out flyover at Yamuna Vihar (for extending the Metro Pink Line over Street No. 59 from Babarpur Maujpur Metro Station to Khajoori Metro Station) positioned earlier than the Unified Visitors and Transportation Infrastructure Centre (UTTUPEC) for approval.

The petitioner has additionally sought course from the respondents to file a duplicate of the minutes of the assorted conferences of UTTIPEC held on this regard for approving the current challenge amongst all of the initiatives submitted for approval of UTTIPEC on this regard.

The petitioner had additionally sought to direct the respondents to arrange a contemporary plan of the double hall route being constructed on street No. 59 by connecting Gokulpuri Flyover with Khajoori flyover by an elevated hall on the first stage dedicating the identical completely for visitors functions and setting up metro line on the second elevated hall on the second stage as a substitute of setting up one other flyover at Yamuna Vihar between the 2 present flyovers and place the identical earlier than UTTIPEC if not positioned earlier for approval.

The petitioner additionally sought course to the respondents to file within the courtroom the overall space of inexperienced land in sq meters taken over by DMRC for the challenge and the detailed checklist of timber lower and transplanted, place of transplantation and to not additional encroach upon this 1.6 kms lengthy open inexperienced belt until the pendency of the writ as this inexperienced land was reserved by DDA as parks on the time of growing Yamuna Vihar Residential Colony in 1974 and served as lung area for greater than 20 lac individuals residing in a concrete jungle, as the identical just isn’t required had the respondents deliberate the challenge correctly.

The petitioner additionally sought course from the respondents to offer particulars of the fee issue concerned in becoming a member of Khajoori Flyover with Gokulpuri by elevated corridors.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by IHNS workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)


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