Delhi HC issued notice to Delhi government in plea seeking compensation for victims- Delhi riots.
30th November, 2020
The Delhi high court issued a noticed regarding the petition filed by the victims of the Delhi riots for compensation.
The petition filed by the victims seeks compensation for those people who faced difficulty during these riots and whose houses are burnt and those who have lost everything.
The petition stated that the victims need immediate compensation to meet their needs during these difficult times as the compensation policy of the Delhi government provided to them is not enough.
The victim also stated that they have left everything behind and now they cannot go back as the situation is still not normal.
The petition filed by the victims has severely criticized the Delhi government’s compensation policy and its assistance scheme for the victim of communal violence.
Further, the Delhi high court has directed the Delhi government to file a counter-affidavit in the matter within a month.