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HC seeks AAP govt response on plea against BJP MP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The High today sought the response of the and a civic body on a plea alleging that a MP has been distributing to unauthorised street vendors as a licence to operate in his constituency. The high issued notice to the government, North MCD, Police and MP from Northwest constituency, asking them to file their replies on the by a local resident. The sought to know from the authorities the steps they have taken, if the assertions are true. "North MCD shall inform and place on record the manner in which it issues licences to street vendors," a bench of Acting and Justice C said. It asked the civic body to disclose on its website the list of street vendors who have been given licences to sell goods. The was hearing a PIL filed by Parveen Kumar, a resident of Rohini in north west Delhi, alleging that the parliamentarian was distributing to unauthorised street vendors as a licence to operate in the area. The sought that the MP be prohibited from doing such activities and legal action be taken against him. It said the authorities should be directed to make public places including markets free from encroachments.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 19:25 IST
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