Mumbai BMC records show collapsed portion of building part of property cess

first_img Ayodhya dispute: Mediation to continue till July 31, SC hearing likely from August 2 Chandrayaan-2 gets new launch date days after being called off mumbai building collapse, building collpase, dongri building collpase, building collapse in mumbai today, building collapse in mumbai, mumbai building collapse 2019, mumbai building collapse today, mumbai dongri building, mumbai dongri building news, mumbai dongri building collapse, maharashtra building collapse, mumbai building collapse death toll Firefighters and NDRF personnel carry out rescue work after the Kesarbai Mansion collapsed onTuesday. (Express photo)THE PORTION of the Kesarbai Mansion that collapsed in Dongri on Tuesday is part of the same property and assessment tax had been collected from it since 1994, said Municipal Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi. According to the civic chief, the collapsed part has the same property card and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had paid cess to the Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority (MHADA). P Rajagopal, Saravana Bhavan founder sentenced to life for murder, dies Top News Post Comment(s) Advertising By Express News Service |Mumbai | Published: July 18, 2019 1:09:17 am On Wednesday, at the Standing Committee meeting, corporators from all parties demanded action against civic officials in connection to the Dongri collapse, alleging that the structure was illegal and officials had failed take action.“The portion of Kesarbai Mansion which collapsed in Dongri has the same property card. According to our records, assessment tax was collected from the property and cess was paid to the MHADA. The documents show that there was a garage and godown on the ground floor. However, no plan of the building is available with the civic body. We will conduct an inquiry about the property card entry and take further action,” said Pardeshi before the Standing Committee.On Tuesday, a portion of the Kesarbai Mansion collapsed in Dongri, killing 13 people and leaving nine injured. Hours after the collapse, the BMC and the MHADA started trading barbs. While the MHADA distanced itself from the property saying it was illegal, and that they had complained against it, the BMC said it was a cessed property and this fact was mentioned in the property card.Opposition leader Ravi Raja demanded action against officials and said, “Since the BMC is the planning authority, it was the assistant municipal commissioner and designated officers’ responsibility for acting against any illegality. But they failed and now the civic body should take action against them.”last_img

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