Days later, in what has become a pattern in many states governed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), bulldozers descended on shell-shocked residents of Nuh and tore down hundreds of structures, alleging they were built illegally. The action only stopped after four days, on Monday, when the state's high court on its own accord issued a notice to the government.
"Apparently, without any demolition orders and notices, the law and order problem is being used as a ruse to bring down buildings without following the procedure established by law," the court said. It also asked if the state was conducting "an exercise of ethnic cleansing" by targeting buildings mostly owned by Muslims.
The local administration had, however, said they were taking action against illegal constructions and encroachment and no individual was being targeted.
Demolition drive against illegal construction. Action is not being taken to target anyone. Our motive is to establish peace, Khadgata said on Sunday, August 6.
illegal immigrants. Reportedly, many of them were part of the recent rioting in the Mewat region.
The encroachments had cropped up on Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) land in the past 4 years and were mostly inhabited by illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.
India has a migration problem like america.
Many bangladeshi, myanmar and nepali residents are crossing over the border to india.
India has open border policy with all it's neigboring countries.
In reply to Jeremy
You think everything regarding who you prefer has to be 'justified' regardless of how clumsy the attempt?
You honestly believe those concrete structures, commercial real estate even just sprung up overnight?
Humanity and human decency has a place in the hearts of men...even you