HC stays demolition of Bezonbagh unauthorised houses
The Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court on Wednesday stayed the demolition of 22 unauthorized houses in BezonbaghPragatisheelKamgarGruhNirmanSanstha’s layout.
The stay has been granted till final orders in a writ petition filed by owners of the unauthorized houses including RanjanaAnandKoche and others.
The two-judge bench of Ravi K Deshpande and VG Joshi clubbed three petitions related to Bezonbagh Society — new writ petition (123 of 2019), PIL (1515 of 2018) and contempt petition (168 of 2014).
Representing the petitioners, advocate ShreerangBhandarkar pleaded for regularization of the 22 houses citing a notification dated November 17, 2018, of the state government, urban development department’s (UDD) communication to Bezonbagh Society dated October 9, 2018, and petitioners’ application dated December 26 to divisional commissioner, collector and the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC).