Actor Kangana Ranaut has amended her petition sooner than the Bombay high court and is now hunting for Rs 2 crore in damages suffered as a result of “illegal demolition” performed by BMC on September 9 on allotment of her Pali Hill bungalow number 5, in Bandra, West.
BMC has demolished “40 p.c’’ of the bungalow “collectively with treasured movable property indulge in chandeliers, couch, rare art works’’. She challenged the “premeditated and vitiated’’ demolition performed by a civic squad, 24-hours after issuing a ogle. She wondered the absence of any detection checklist of September 5 as claimed by the BMC. Closing Thursday her point out Rizwan Siddiquee had told the HC that he would by Monday amend the 29-page petition filed all of sudden on Wednesday against the demolition ogle. Her petition filed sooner than mid-evening is now a burly 92 pages.
Her petition seeks an present to quash the demolition ogle of September 7 and present of September 9 and to “restrain” the BMC from taking any extra steps in enforcing the demolition present of September 9. The present became pasted on her bungalow door at 10.35 am that day, it stated. She has sought intervening time orders to be approved to “grab such steps as important to design the bungalow able to exhaust.’’
Her attorney had despatched a acknowledge on September 8 to BMC’s demolition ogle below allotment 354A, Her amended petition says that though her acknowledge became rejected at 10.35 am, BMC and police officers were “already fresh outdoor the bungalow effectively sooner than the time of the Impugned Divulge that would also simply be proved by the Petitioner’s tweet at 10: 19am on 9th of September, 2020. The photo clearly exhibits that the officers ..alongwith police officers and collectively with your full tools as they were already in a position to ruin the stated Bungalow which exhibits that BMC continuously had mala fide intentions and ulterior motives to ruin the Bungalow and were ready even sooner than the Impugned Divulge to ruin became handed.’’
It stated when Siddiquee went to the Bungalow on September 9 to assist the H/W ward officer with a copy of her petition and stated that the matter became scheduled to be heard at 12.30 pm that day the BMC official “locked” the bungalow from internal “ignoring the point out’’ and persisted the demolition.
Her petition now also says that though the BMC claimed that a mukadam had “detected” her “unauthorised constructing on September 5 at 1 pm’’ , there is “no narrative of the checklist’’ positioned sooner than the HC. It also stated that there’s “stark contradiction’’ within the first inspection checklist which speaks of “unauthorized constructing/additionan/alteration/amalgamation work in growth’’ to the “hand written inspection checklist which “merely records discrepancies in ‘internal renovation, ending work is discovered in growth.’’ The actor has now not requested for orders of restoration stated the BMC point out Joel Carlos.
Shiv Sena dominated Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) had started demolition of alleged unauthorised constructions of actor’s now not too prolonged within the past renovated bungalow about a hours sooner than her scheduled arrival to the metropolis final Wednesday. She stated it became due to she became now not too prolonged within the past at “loggerheads with the Maharashtra authorities’’ concerning her views over certain concerns.
Interior about a hours of the demolition having started, the HC in a scathing present directed BMC to in an instant quit the demolition on September 9. A bench of Justices SJ Kathawalla and Riyaz Chagla stated the “manner in which the BMC proceeded with the demolition…smacked of mala fide.’’
The following day, in court, BMC lined with two senior counsels Aspi Chinoy and Anil Sakhare strongly denied any mala fides in its walk against the continuing “illegal additions and alterations contrary to sanctioned plans’’ by the actor in her bungalow premises. The BMC counsel sad she had now not annexed any sanctioned thought to her petition too and that itself exhibits she became aware that her constructing became illegal and the BMC had acted against the illegal allotment.
The HC, adjourning the matter had given Siddiquee till September 14 to widely amend the petition. The final hearing will seemingly be on September 22 and the HC persisted the lift on demolition till then.