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No leeway for illegal built-up in Vakola

DNMUM425751 | 11/8/2018 | Author : Mustafa Plumber | WC :237



The Bombay High Court did not grant any relief on Tuesday to encroachments against which the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had carried out action on the busy Nehru Road at Vakola, which leads to the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road. The BMC’s move was aimed at to helping easy flow of traffic and pedestrian movement.
Three shops owners, who had shop extensions on the footpath, had been demolished by the H-East ward officials on October 29.
Valiben Chadva and others had approached the court challenging the action, claiming no prior notice was issued to them before the demolition.
Advocate Dhruti Kapadia, appearing for the corporation, said, “The BMC is duty bound to carry out removal of encroachment on footpath
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