Slums in Mumbai: CM giving false information?

Janhit Manch from Mumbai says

CM IS FOOLING.

MUMBAI SLUMS OKAYED UPTO 2000?

Hindustan Times, Mumbai under the caption ‘No more slums in Mumbai, says chief minister’ quoted Shri Ashok Chavan, CM: “The regularisation deadline has been increased from 1995 to 2000. I am not in favour of any further increase”.

This is a big lie.

I, as the then President of Janhit Manch has filed a PIL in the Bombay High Court being Writ Petition No. 637 of 2003 against the practice of Transferable Development Rights granted to an owner by Mumbai Municipal Corporation in lieu of surrender of land reserved for public amenity free of cost to the corporation.

The High Court didn’t accept our said prayer of banning TDR but banned any further extension of deadline set up by the government for regularisation of slums beyond 1-1-1995.

Against the said High Court judgement we filed an SLP (Special Leave Petition) being SLP No. 1419 of 2007 in the Supreme Court and the Maharashtra Government also filed an SLP No. 3474 of 2007, both of which are pending for final hearing. Our Slp is against TDR and the Govt. SLP against the ban of extension of slum regularisation limit beyond 1-1-1995.

The ban on extending regularisation of slums beyond 1-1-1995 continues even as on today. Technically the false and misleading statement by CM that the slum regularisation limit is extended upto the year 2000, amounts to contempt of court which we will take up at the next hearing on 30eth August 2010 in the Supreme Court.

(Bhagvanji Raiyani.)

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