Supreme Court asks to Bilkis Bano who is Gujarat Riots Victim, to approach Authorities for job and Accommodation.
27 oct 2020
On Monday, Supreme Court asks to Bilkis Bano , when During the 2002 Gujarat riots, she was gang -raped when she was five months pregnant , to approach the authorities concerned with her grievances over the job offer and Accommodation provided by the State .
*A bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian asked Shobha Gupta advocate , representing Bano , to withdraw her interlocutory application and make a representation.
On October 12, The Gujarat government told the top court that it had provided a job and paid Rs. 50 Lakh to Bano.
Bano said in her application that she was not satisfied with regards to the Job offer ,with compliance of the apex court order and provision for accommodation made by the State government . The state government has done only lip service in the name of compliance of the orders of the top court.