Campa Cola residents write ‘SOS petition’ to Pranab

Narrating the history of their case, the residents pleaded that the President grant clemency and intervene in the matter.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published:May 24, 2014 2:03 am
Campa Cola building in Mumbai Campa Cola building in Mumbai

The Campa Cola Residents Welfare Association (CCRWA) has written to President Pranab Mukherjee an “SOS petition” as a last attempt to save the 96 illegal flats across seven buildings of the compound from being demolished.

In their mercy petition, residents claimed that they had been singled out and alleged that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, in several other cases, had given post-facto approvals to regularise illegal structures. Narrating the history of their case, the residents pleaded that the President grant clemency and intervene in the matter to stop the eviction and demolition slated for May 31, as set by the Supreme Court.

 

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    India Jyot
    May 25, 2014 at 5:19 am
    Campa cola is just a back door entry by the builders lobby to not only make illegal constructions legal but also make this a precedent for constructing further illegal constructions in the city. Such a precedent will choke/suffocate mumbai to death. Later properties in mumbai will be worth nothing if illegal and legal residences all cost the same. Even those living in legal residences will suffer because of this illegal precedent.Why are Campa cola residents NOT taking the relocation offer from state & sue the builder for all losses including mental trauma, agony. This way they will have a home and also be compensated for their losses and perhaps much more.
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