Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Authorities has initiated the method to file Caveat within the Supreme Court docket as there’s each risk {that a} PIL could also be filed by any particular person/group/organisation in opposition to the Could 9 order of the Orissa Excessive Court docket in reference to the Puri Heritage Hall challenge.

Extra Secretary of Works Division, Bimalendu Ray, in a letter to EIC-cum-MD of Odisha Bridge & Building Company Restricted (OB&CC) requested him to contact Gourav Khanna, Advocate-on-File (AoR), Supreme Court docket, with licensed copy of judgement and different related information and directions, if any, to allow him to file Caveat earlier than the Supreme Court docket in time in reference to the Excessive Court docket order.

On Could 9, throughout the listening to of a petition in opposition to the development being carried out by the State Authorities underneath the heritage hall challenge across the Jagannath temple in Puri, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) had submitted an affidavit stating the development is being carried out by the Odisha authorities allegedly with out permission from the competent authorities.

As there was some confusion over the report submitted by the ASI relating to whether or not the development will trigger any damaging impression on the temple, the Excessive Court docket requested it to file the report on that time once more. The following listening to within the matter has been scheduled for June 20.

It’s pertinent to say right here {that a} resident of Puri had approached the Excessive Court docket in search of its intervention within the development of public facilities that will come up inside 75-metre radius of the temple.


What does Caveat Petition imply? 

A caveat petition is a precautionary measure undertaken by a person anticipating that one other particular person might file an utility in a swimsuit or continuing instituted or about to be instituted in opposition to him/her within the courtroom. It’s a formal discover by means of which an individual receives intimation earlier than any authorized actions are taken in opposition to him/her. A ‘Caveat’ is a Latin phrase that typically means ‘let an individual beware’. 


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