Hyderabad: A two Telangana High Court judge panel consisting of Chief Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan and Justice B. Vijaysen Reddy on Tuesday adjourned all the Osmania General Hospital demolition matters to August 17.
The panel dealt with an issue submitted by the Healthcare Reforms Doctors Association seeking directions for initiating steps to develop a new multi-story building block complex instead of the existing dilapidated structure located in the city of Afzal Gunj.
The government found out that on various issues relating to the Osmania General Hospital, including demolition of the old building, there were multiple PILs pending in court. On 17 August the panel will continue hearing the matter.
In another case, the panel challenged the state government about the State’s lack of cow protection rules. The panel dealt with a PIL submitted by Bharatiya Prani Mitra Sangh questioning the lack of funding allocation in the annual budget or special budget for the protection of uncared animals.
The petitioner spoke about cows and other severely wounded animals enduring barbaric cruelty including kicking and beating. In the light of the pandemic, the petitioner sought guidance to release funds for goushalas in the state immediately.
The bench questioned why there was no Cows and Goushalas Security Act in the state. The petitioner requested time to put Acts for the protection of cows and other animals in other states before the panel was passed. On 20 August the panel will continue hearing the matter. (INN)