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Meetings to be held to address traffic woes: CS

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Published : Apr 2, 2018, 1:06 am IST
Updated : Apr 2, 2018, 1:06 am IST

The court has directed the CS to file a compliance report after each meeting.

The CS assured the court through an affidavit that the state would be complying with the directions of the court to convene meetings every three months to find a solution to the problems under the chairmanship of the principal secretary of the urban development department.
 The CS assured the court through an affidavit that the state would be complying with the directions of the court to convene meetings every three months to find a solution to the problems under the chairmanship of the principal secretary of the urban development department.

Mumbai: The chief secretary (CS) of Maharashtra has tendered an apology to the Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court for not complying with directions to counter traffic and parking problems that Nagpur residents have being facing since 2014.

The CS assured the court through an affidavit that the state would be complying with the directions of the court to convene meetings every three months to find a solution to the problems under the chairmanship of the principal secretary of the urban development department. The court has directed the CS to file a compliance report after each meeting.

A division bench of Justice B.R. Gavai and Justice Rohit Deo was hearing a bunch of public interest litigations complaining of the traffic and parking problems in Nagpur city when it was informed by the petitioners that despite various directions from the court since 2014 to conduct meetings of concerned officials and coming up with a solution, the state had failed to do so.

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