The Madras High Court has directed that the country government keep in mind levying greater tax charges, electricity, water and other costs on the proprietors of illegal constructions, buildings, and encroachments. The extra sales so gathered may additionally then be used for monetary emergencies, suggests the order surpassed by a Bench of Justices M Venugopal and S Vaidyanathan.
The order requires the modification of Tamil Nadu’s city making plans Act and allied enactments so that such punitive measures are incorporated into the regulation. It states,
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Today, the Supreme Court particular 37 advocates as senior advocates.
Six women are characteristic in that list. They are :
Madhavi Goradia Divan
Anitha Shenoy
Aparajita Singh
Menaka Guruswamy
Aishwarya Bhati
Priya Hingorani
Madhavi Divan is at gift an Additional Solicitor General within the Supreme Court. She becomes appointed ASG on December 17, 2018, and could preserve office till June 30, 2020. Advocate Divan obtained her regulation diploma from Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, UK, and commenced her exercise inside the Bombay High Court. She has seen that represented two state governments—that of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh—while additionally being acknowledged as an executed author.
Anitha Shenoy is a 1995 graduate of National Law School of India University, Bangalore and has been the status counsel for State of Karnataka inside the Supreme Court for long.
Menaka Guruswamy is a 1997 graduate of National Law School of India University, Bangalore. She examines law as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University wherein she was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in Law (D. Phil.) and as a Gammon fellow for a Masters in Law at Harvard Law School. She has labored as a human rights representative to the United Nations and has taught on the New York University School of Law. In the Navtej Johar case which decriminalized homosexuality, Guruswamy represented IIT students and graduates who belong to the LGBTQIA community. She had also assisted the SC as amicus inside the Manipur more-judicial killings case. She has the uncommon honor of getting her portrait unveiled at Rhodes House in Oxford University. Her name was covered in the Forbes list of 2019 trailblazers.
Aishwarya Bhati is an Advocate on Record. In 12 months 2017, she changed into appointed as AAG of Uttar Pradesh in Supreme Court. Bhati described the senior designation as a “dream come actually” and that she became aware of the “incredible duty” that incorporates the designation.

Priya Hingorani has been in lively law practice for the reason that year 1990 while she changed into enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi. Her number one practice has been in the Supreme Court of India and has also appeared inside the High Courts of Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Punjab & Haryana, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttarakhand, and Jammu & Kashmir as also Tribunals and subordinate Courts. She has dealt with matters pertaining to numerous fields of law, such as taxation, customs and excise, insurance, own family and matrimonial law, commercial law, labor and carrier law, human rights and constitutional law.
Aparajitha Singh was a junior to Senior Advocates Harish Salve and U U Lalit, before beginning impartial practice. She had assisted the apex courtroom as amicus curiae to indicate measures for curbing air pollution, which caused the ban of the sale of BSIII motors considering that April 2017. She was also a part of a committee which had recommended a not unusual running plan on rehabilitation of destitute widows.

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