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'HC dismisses PIL challenging Kashi Vishwanath corridor at Varanasi'

Press Trust of India  |  Allahabad 

The High Courttoday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the Vishwanath corridor and the Ganga Pathway project at

A bench comprising DB Bhosale and Justice dismissed thePILfiled by of seeking a stay on the projects.

In the petition, a request was made to release the blueprint of the scheme, stay the demolition of houses surrounding Vishwanath temple and not to evict locals from their residences for building the Vishwanath corridor.

The contention of the petitioner was that the demolition of houses and construction of corridor will change the original structure of the city.

The court while dismissing the was of the view that the Kashi Vishwanath corridor was for the benefit of public at large and development projects cannot be halted in such a manner.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 18:55 IST