No relief in SC for Nagpur’s Bezonbagh buildings

No relief in SC for Nagpur’s Bezonbagh buildings
Mar 2019 , by , in Latest News

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the special leave to appeal filed by Bezonbagh Sangharsh Samiti. Thus, all unauthorized constructions on lands reserved for various public purposes in Bezonbagh layout will be demolished.

The Nagpur bench of Bombay high court on February 26 had ordered demolition of unauthorized constructions on 54,437.19 sq m land in the layout. Bezonbagh Sangharsh Samiti filed the petition in apex court against the HC’s order on March 13.

Bench of chief justice Ranjan Gogoi and justice Deepak Gupta said, “We have heard the learnt counsel for the petitioner and perused the relevant material. We are not inclined to interfere with the impugned order. The special leave petition is accordingly dismissed. Pending applications, if any, stand disposed of,” they said. Also read

As per HC orders, first the district administration will have to demolish 20 unauthorized constructions, which are residential buildings. Later, the district administration has to remove another 371 unauthorized constructions. Then, the district administration will have to hand over possession of the land to Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC).

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