The advocate Murali Manohar Srivastava said that amount received by Chief Minister's Discretionary fund is not enough to treat his mother. The petitioner is unemployed and his mother Uma Lakhanpal is suffering from cancer.
The petition was filed to object the construction of cold storage, police station and veterinary hospital on the land as it was allotted by the petitioners' father to Sherpur Jafar Dhanipur village around 1949-49.
Sitapur administration had asked the farmers for private bonds ranging from Rs 50 thousand to Rs 10 lakh to prevent a situation like farmers agitation in Delhi. After the PIL was filed, the High Court asked the government officials why such a large amount was demanded from the farmers.
A Single bench of Justice Jaspreet Singh passed the order on a Petition filed by Prakash Bajaj, a businessman from Benaras, who is nominating for the Rajya Sabha. The Lucknow bench was ordered by the Chief Justice to hear the matter on 16 December.
The FIR was registered in Delhi, but has, interestingly, been challenged before the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court which seems to have no jurisdiction to entertain it. The matter should be filed in Delhi as per jurisdiction.