Himachal Pradesh High Court: A Division Bench comprising of Sanjay Karol, ACJ and Sandeep Sharma, J. directed the authorities to take necessary action and resolve the grievances of the petitioner.

The PIL by way of a letter has been addressed to the Court wherein it was alleged that the house provided to petitioner was in danger due to unscientific digging which was being carried out by people living adjacent to his house.

Consequently, the Court directed the authorities to look into the matter and redress the same by taking strict action against the violators. Subsequent to the directions given by the Court the spot was inspected and it was found that no fresh digging took place in the respective area and the apprehension expressed in the petition was taken care of by the construction of retaining wall by Public Works Department together with the issue regarding supply of water along the replacing the problematic tap.

Accordingly, as the grievances expressed in the letter have been duly resolved, thus the petition was disposed of. [State of H.P. (Unscientific Digging Matter), In re, CWPIL No. 154 of 2017, decided on 14-12-2017]

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