Skip to main content

On selecting an option from the following Language drop-down list, the language of the content will change accordingly.

    Text Size:  Smaller text size Medium text size Larger text size  | 

    Contrast Scheme:  Standard View High Contrast View  | 

    Screen Reader
    SLIC, Socio-Legal Information Center.
    • Mail
    • Print
    • PDF

    Stay issued on the Demolishment of Tribal Juggies

    Image used for decorative purposes.
    Image used for representational purposes only.
    Date : 18/01/2017

    Rajpur colony Vs. State of Punjab

    The said petition has been filed by a group who belongs to de-notified tribe from Rajasthan who around 35 years back had migrated to Punjab in search of work. They settled in a town known as Patiala after constructing about 75 Kachi Juggies. They are living in very pathetic condition doing odd jobs. They have been served with the notice to remove their belongings within one month otherwise their house would be demolished. The group is very scared due to the past stigma attached to their community. They were known as a criminal community in the time of British era. They were not ready to be the petitioner and in the circumstances an association had to be formed so that all are saved from the demolishing drive which could happen at any moment.
    The Petitioner prayed not to demolish the Juggies without providing them with alternative with all basic amenities.

    The court issued a stay order on the demolishment of the Juggies and ordered Status quo to be maintained at the site.

    Rajpur colony Vs. State of Punjab

    Contact Us


    Socio-Legal Information Center, 576, Masjid Road, Jungpura, New Delhi - 110014

    +91-11-24374501, +91-11-24379855, +91-11-24374502(Fax)

    Follow us on

    • facebook
    • google plus
    • twitter
    • linkedin
    • instagram
    • youtube
    Back To Top

    We need your help!

    Human rights violations are on the rise across the country. In order to respond to the crisis, we need to strengthen our network. Support us by committing to donate Rs. 200 upwards per month through our secure payment system. Indian Nationals/Organizations/Charities can use various payment methods like Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Internet Banking, other payment gateways to donate to us.