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AAP MLA plea for removing illegal industries from his constituency: HC seeks Delhi govt reply

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The High Court Monday sought the city government's response on a plea filed by MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa, challenging the operation of jeans and dying units in a residential area here which is part of his constituency.

A bench of and Justice V K Rao asked the government and the South Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to file their counter affidavits to the plea by November 15, the next date of hearing.

Sirsa, in his plea filed through S S Ahluwalia, has contended that the illegal industrial activity of and dying jeans was going on in the Vishnu Garden area of west Delhi and no action has been taken despite complaints to the authorities by the residents of the area.

He has claimed that industrial activity is prohibited in residential areas according to a 2004 order in the M C Mehta case.

The petition has sought closure and removal of all industrial units and commercial shops operating in the area.

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First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 19:55 IST