Order of the Gauhati high court regarding grant of assistance to marginalised families, Kamrup, Assam, 14/06/2021

  • 14/06/2021

Order of the Gauhati high court in the matter of Syeda Mehzebin Rahman Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/06/2021.

The matter related to assistance in the form of food grains and other materials to people living in slums and other areas.

The High Court directed the Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Kamrup (Metro) to deploy its para legal volunteers to to the slum areas and the areas where sections of marginalised families and other such families can be identified who need assistance in this period of Covid-19 pandemic. The information must be given to the Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup (Metro) - who after confirmation should ensure that such families be given help immediately in the form of food and other day to day support, the HC order said.