they have resisted BMC’s action. We cannot simply go to the compound and try to force our way in.”
“We wish to carry out the demolition peacefully, and this is only possible if the residents give us possession of the flats,” said Adtani. The civic administration said residents leaving the premises peacefully would not be named in the contempt petition. “The contempt petition will not be against the entire association but against specific residents who resist us. If the realisation is there and people are willing to move, we would like to solve the matter amicably,” said the additional municipal commissioner.