The High Court on Wednesday issued a rule asking why the government should not be directed to rehabilitate the Santal community of Gobindaganj upazila in Gaibandha.
The court also wanted to know what steps have been taken to rehabilitate the evicted Santal community.
The HC bench of Justice Quazi Reza-Ul Haque and Justice Mohammad Ullah passed the order.
On November 6 last year, the indigenous community who became landless after an eviction drive.
Gaibandha deputy commissioner and Gobindaganj upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) will have to submit a report in two weeks in this regard before the court.