A Manipur High Court division bench was informed that the Government of India was considering enactment of a comprehensive law relating to refugees but pending such enactment, a Standard Operating Procedure was floated on 29.12.2011 to deal with foreign nationals who were claiming the status of refugees.
One PIL in Manipur high prayed for proper implementation of the PMGKAY, another PIL has prayed to appoint Nodal Officers to designate appropriate and independent officials as District Grievance Officers in lieu of designating Additional Deputy Commissioners as the District Grievance RedressalOfficers.
While considering the PIL , the Manipur High Court division bench observed that High Court has passed several orders during the course of the hearing of the petition and, pursuant thereto, the Government of Manipur has also taken various measures to meet the challenges posed by the pandemic.
Manipur High Court heard a PIL seeking Manipur state authorities to pass orders in terms of the order by the Lokayukta, directing the Government not to allow certain individuals to function in official positions and to entrust their duties to others till completion of the investigation against them.
The Manipur High Court closed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the respondents authorities to take necessary steps for issuance of Unique Digital Disability Identity Cards (UDID Cards) and Disability Certificates to persons with disabilities in Senapati District.
The Manipur High Court disposed of a PIL filed by one Haobijam Gitajen Meitei alleging that certain irregularities were committed in utilization of Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojna (PMAGY) funds and more particularly, in the procurement of Ambulances.
Manipur High Court noted that certain defects were pointed out in the framing and filing of the case of land encroached by villagers of Chingkham Kabui, in the context of the High Court of Manipur Public Interest Litigation Rules, 2019, by way of Miscellaneous Case of PIL filed by the State authorities.
The Division Bench of Chief Justice Sanjay Kumar and Justice KH. Nobin Singh noted that the Corporation reported to the Deputy Secretary, MAHUD, Government of Manipur, vide letter dated 27.08.2021, that the park was being maintained well and that regular cleaning was also being undertaken.
The observation came in a Petition filed by Nandita Haksar seeking directions on the State of Manipur for providing a safe passage to 7 Myanmar-based persons for enabling them to travel to Delhi to seek protection from UNHCR, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi.