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HC maintains Gujarat’s amended law on disturbed areas | India News


AHMEDABAD: Gujarat’s high court prevented the state government from issuing a notice on Wednesday implementing amendments to the controversial Disturbed Areas Law, in particular on reporting localities as disturbed in the community. The HC sought an explanation from the government and the attorney general after Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind claimed that the October 2020 amendment “is an affront to the constitutional value and right to equality, and to the constitutional morality that a society envisions. multicultural in India “. .
The law aims to protect members of a community from the forced or coerced sale of property in areas with communal disturbances to members of another community and requires prior government permission for any sale. The court ordered the government not to issue any notice until February 3.

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