The Gauhati High Court has directed a petitioner seeking relief in boundary dispute between the states of Assam and Mizoram to approach the Supreme Court, as the Apex Court has been given the original jurisdiction to deal with any dispute between two or more states......
Gauhati High Court division bench while considering the PIL observed that since the Petitioner had submitted representations to the authorities ,directed the authorities to examine the same in view of the irregularities pointed out in the said reports.
Gauhati High Court division bench heard a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Jahir Uddin Laskar and Afjal Hussain Tapadar alleging various allegations of financial irregularities and misappropriation against certain functionaries.
The Gauhati High Court on September 14 directed the state authorities to apprise the Court of the action taken towards eviction as per the plan of action submitted before the High Court for clearance of encroached land in Lumding Reserve Forest.
The Division Bench of Chief Justice Sudhanshu Dhuliya and Justice Manash Ranjan Pathak observed "A genuine and bonafide PIL must be encouraged by all Courts, but at the same time, a frivolous PIL, which is being filed for extraneous reasons, must be discouraged."
The Gauhati High Court has directed the Chief Secretary to the Government of Assam, to constitute a Committee of senior officers to look into the allegations regarding corruption in the Directorate of Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Assam.
The Gauhati High Court division bench while considering the importance of the matter related to the safety & welfare of many inhabitants near a railway level crossing directed the Deputy Commissioner, Bongaigaon to inspect the area and file a report before the High Court giving his suggestions.