Grave Violation: Court on Construction at Kangana’s Mumbai Flats

Mumbai: A Mumbai court has quashed the plea of Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut seeking to restrict the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) from demolishing the unauthorized construction on her property in Mumbai’s Khar neighborhood.

The civil court observed that Ranaut had violated the authorized arrangement while combining the three pads that she claims on the fifth floor of a 16-story building. Judge LS Chavan noticed that in doing such, she covered the sunk territory, duct region, basic entry and changed over the free Floor Space Index (FSI) into a habitable zone

“These are grave violations of the sanctioned plan for which the permission of the competent authority is required,” PTI quoted the court as saying.

The BMC had given notification to Kangana Ranaut for “unauthorized constructions” at her flats. It additionally requested that she reestablish the structure to its unique situation according to the original plan cautioning that on the off chance that she neglected to do as such, the unapproved bit would be demolished.

In January 2019, Ranaut had challenged the notification under the steady gaze of the civil court. In her appeal, she had likewise mentioned the court to control BMC officials from demolishing her property for the evacuation of the unapproved construction. In its most recent request on 23 December, the civil court dismissed her application saying “interference of this court is not required”. The court has allowed Ranaut a month and a half to move toward the Bombay High Court against the order.