Withdraw ration cards of those refusing to shift: HC

Court orders punitive action for not taking up TNSCB accommodation

In an order that might raise many eyebrows, the Madras High Court has said, the State government can take coercive steps such as withdrawing ration cards, disconnecting water and power supply and denying government benefits such as Pongal gifts to those who refuse to shift to tenements constructed by Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB).

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