The Supreme Court today (September 04, 2009) issued notice to Ms. Anju Timblo, Director & MD of Fomento Resorts & Hotels (Owners of Cidade-de-Goa), Shri J.P. Singh, former Chief Secretary and Shri Sanjay Kumar Shrivastav, present Chief Secretary, on a contempt petition filed by the Goa Foundation for gross and willful disregard of the directions given by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in its judgment dated 20th January , 2009.
It may be recalled that in the said judgment the
The petitioners wrote to the Registrar of the Bombay High Court thereafter asking for a compliance report filed by The Planning & Development Authority in relation to the demolition. The Registrar replied that no such report had been filed with the High Court.
The Goa Foundation petitioned the Supreme Court on the ground that the willful disregard of the court’s writ and demolition order had caused alarm and outrage in the entire State of
The Goa Foundation’s petition challenging the legality of the Land Acquisition Ordinance 2009 and the Land Acquisition Act 2009 is pending hearing in the
Dr Claude Alvares
Director, Goa Foundation