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Bulldozer action: SC to hear petitions filed by Jamiat Ulama

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear the petitions filed by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind and others. The petition seeks directions to various state governments to ensure that no further demolition of properties of alleged accused in rioting cases of violence is carried out.

A bench comprising Justices B R Gavai and P S Narasimha announced on Wednesday that it would hear the petition filed by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind and others. Besides this five other petitions, including the one filed by CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat, will be heard on September 7. The Hindu reported.

The top court on July 13 had refused to pass any interim direction staying demolition of properties of accused involved in violent protests across various states.

Earlier, the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind had filed the plea on the issue of demolition of buildings in the Jahangirpuri area of Delhi.

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