Gujarat HC notice to Adani Power over Chinese colony

Through PIL villagers have sought direction from the High Court to stop construction on the encroached land and demolition of already constructed structures

Gujarat High Court on Thursday issued a notice to Adani Power Ltd and Adani Port and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) based on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by people of Siracha village in Mundra, Kutch, alleging encroachment of their grazing land by the Adani Group-owned companies for constructing residential colony for Chinese workers there. A division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice J B Pardiwala hearing the PIL also issued notices to the state government, Kutch district collector and Siracha Gram Panchayat and asked them to file their respective ...