Illegal parking on the footway is a violation of article 21: Karnataka HC

Illegal parking on the footway is a violation of article 21: Karnataka HC

On Saturday, the Karnataka high court directed that the authorities must ensure that sidewalks and public roads are unobstructed,  also responsible for ensuring that violations of the above-mentioned laws are not taken lightly and  the criminal law is determined immediately.

A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Judge Suraj Govindaraj replying based on the decision approved by the court on July 31, 2019, in W .P.No.42927/2015, having footways or public street in a good condition is an integral part of the fundamental rights granted to citizens under Article 21 of the Constitution of India. If the sidewalks or public streets are attacked in any way, including vehicle parking, there is a violation of fundamental rights.

 The Hon’ble Court has also directed the authorities and the traffic local department to form effective implementation of the provisions in Sections 117, 122, 127, 177A, and 201 of the cars Act, 1988, on a criticism mentioned by a citizen or otherwise. In the case of violation of the above regulations, in addition to taking measures to eliminate illegally parked, parked, or parked vehicles on the sidewalk, criminal law must be promulgated immediately. The order became exceeded even as eliminating a petition filed by Advocate D. S. RAMACHANDRA REDDY inviting the interest of the Court to the encroachments made on footpaths/ footways in a specific vicinity in Bengaluru city. Further, searching for a court route to make a specific road for one-manner road and making sure that everywhere one street indicator is erected.

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