SC gives quietus to 32 years old land dispute, directs NOIDA to allot flats to 844 plot owners

Updated: Sep 22 2022 9:14PM

New Delhi, Sep 22 (PTI) Giving a quietus to 32-year-old legal tussle over allotment of land, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed NOIDA to provide 844 members of a group housing society of Central government employees, a flat of 1800 sqft in Sector 43 located in the heart of the city.

A bench of Chief Justice U U Lalit and Justices Indira Banerjee and KM Joseph noted that New Okhla Industrial Authority (NOIDA) is agreeable to re-lay part of Sector 43 and to make allotments of multi-storeyed flats in favour of 844 persons; with each of those flats admeasuring about 1800 square feet.

"In the premises, we exercise our jurisdiction and power to do complete justice in the matter and direct NOIDA to extend to said 844 persons the benefit, as indicated in the affidavit filed on behalf of NOIDA", the bench said. It added that the price of said apartments shall be fixed by NOIDA purely in accordance with its extant policy and the applicable norms.