HC orders closure of hotels without parking space

A list of 15 eateries in prime spots was provided to the court

: In a major blow to the city restaurants and hotels, the Madras High Court has directed the government to shut down eateries which do not have adequate parking space.

“We make it clear that if there are no adequate parking spaces available, the authorities shall forthwith shut down the restaurants, and only when they provide parking space, would they be entitled to function,” the First Bench of Chief Justice S.K. Kaul and Justice M. Sundar said.

The issue pertains to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) moved by S. Ragu of Vyasarpadi seeking closure of hotels and restaurants till they provide parking space, open space and fire safety facilities within their premises................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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