Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom summons ASI chief over Ram Bagh concern
Chandigarh, September 20
The Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom has requested the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Director to clarify the delay in complying with a proposal relating to taking on of the historic Ram Bagh of Amritsar for conservation, preservation and upkeep.
The course assumes significance as Ram Bagh was the summer time palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
Taking on the matter, the Division Bench of Chief Justice Ravi Shanker Jha and Justice Arun Palli additionally requested the Amritsar Municipal Commissioner to stay current on October 17, the following date of listening to within the matter.
The difficulty was initially dropped at the discover of the Excessive Courtroom by a social organisation, the Amritsar Vikas Manch. In its petition towards the Union of India and different respondents, the manch, by way of counsel SS Behl, had sought preservation of Ram Bagh as a historic monument. The Excessive Courtroom, in February 2009, had asserted that it was regrettable that the state authorities and the Amritsar Municipal Company had not been in a position to type out the problem of possession of Ram Bagh.