Delhi govt offers all help to railways in rehabilitating slum dwellers
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India, Sept. 16 -- Delhi urban development minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday wrote to Union railways minister Piyush Goyal, offering to prepare a detailed plan for rehabilitation of the slum dwellers living along the city's railway tracks.
The Supreme Court had ordered on August 31 removal of 48,000 shanties located along railway tracks in Delhi within three months. HT had first reported the matter on September 3.
The Centre informed the apex court on Monday that the shanties would not be removed till a final decision is taken. The court then ordered that no coercive action be taken against the slum dwellers for four weeks.
In his letter, Jain assured "full cooperation" from the Delhi government in the matter and also reiterated tha...
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