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Anti-CAA stir: UP sets up 2 tribunals to recover damages from 'rioters'

The ordinance was promulgated after anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests rocked the state in December 2019

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IANS Lucknow
The Yogi Adityanath government has set up two tribunals at Lucknow and Meerut to dispose off the claims of private individuals and government authorities for compensation for destruction of property during protests and riots.
The state government had notified 'Uttar Pradesh Recovery of Damage to Public and Private Property Ordinance 2020' in March this year.
The two tribunals, which will cover the entire state, are coming up at a time when the Karnataka government has also adopted the Uttar Pradesh model of attaching property of rioters involved in the recent communal clashes in the state.
A senior official said, "The tribunal in Lucknow

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First Published: Aug 18 2020 | 3:57 PM IST

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