Hawkers must leave NSC Bose Road, according to a Madras High Court order; Chennai Corporation must provide evidence.

Supreme Court orders Chennai Corporation to post CCTV footage of the area . The court found that a contempt case has been drawn and directed the appearance of former Tamil Nadu chief secretary, former municipal administration secretary Pannerndra Reddy, former Chennai corporation commissioner Vikaram Kapoor .

CHENNAI (Reuters) — The Supreme Court found that a decision directing the Chennai Corporation to make the NSC Bose Road a no-hawking zone has now been implemented, but that has remained uncontested for 27 years, and that all hawkers have been removed, according to the civic body.However, after counsel for the PIL petitioner, the late Traffic K R Ramaswamy, disputed the argument and claimed that the hawkers had already started occupying the platform, the court's first bench has ordered the corporation to post CCTV footage to back up their argument.From June 27 to July 3, the corporation was directed by Chief Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari and Justice N Mala to place on record the CCTV footage of the area.The court said and moved the hearing to July 7 that it was with a further request that a further place for hawking has been given to the hawkers and that photographs of the location be taken and produced before the court to find that all the hawkers have been taken from NSC Bose Road and they have been located on the spot so assigned to them.

The court then found that a contempt case has been drawn and directed the appearance of former Tamil Nadu chief secretary, former municipal administration secretary Pannerndra Reddy, former Chennai corporation commissioner Vikaram Kapoor, former Chennai police commissioner T K Rajendran, and former Chennai police additional commissioner Abey Kumar Singh for passing appropriate orders.Apart from this, the court has warned the current officers at the posts who are serving the positions to be present in the court on June 23, where they will be required to make their laws.