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devika rotawan in marathi, again in court for the house! The girl who testified against Kasab fights for her house – the girl who testified against Kasab fights for her house MIGMG News


m. Ta. Special Representative Mumbai: Adventurer Devika Rotavan, who testified against Ajmal Kasab, the main accused in the 26/11 terrorist attack on Mumbai, about 12 years ago, has approached the Bombay High Court again, alleging that there is no shelter system in Mumbai.

Earlier, Devika had filed a petition on this issue in 2020 as well. “I was in bed for six months after getting shot in the leg in the firing by Kasab and his accomplice. My father and brother were also injured. Whatever compensation received from the government was spent on my treatment. Our financial situation is dire and it is becoming difficult to pay house rent. Therefore, the government should be ordered to give us the rightful shelter’, Devika had requested in that petition. The High Court had directed the Chief Secretary of the State in October-2020 to consider the petition as an application and give an appropriate decision.

“As the state government rejected that application, I am forced to file another petition,” said 23-year-old Devika Adv. Presented in the petition through Kunika Sadanand.

“After that incident, many central and state government officials met us and assured us that we will get a house under the economically weaker section quota. However, even after writing a letter to the then Prime Minister and Chief Minister, we did not get any relief’, said Devika.

Take it on Thursday. Sanjay Gangapurwala and Justice. During the preliminary hearing before Makarand Karnik’s bench, public prosecutor Jyoti Chavan informed that the government has paid a compensation of Rs 13 lakh 26 thousand to the Rotawan family. As per the government’s policy, compensation of Rs.10 lakh is given. After paying such compensation the petitioner cannot make any further claim as right. The state government has also rejected the application regarding the house’, Adv. R. Bubna said. However, as Devika’s counsel was not present, the bench adjourned the matter for further hearing on October 12.


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