A social activist has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Bombay HC claiming that the state government showed undue favours to a builder from the city,causing extensive loss to the public exchequer. The petitioner,Brahmanand Shinde,is a Congress member and also claims to be the chairperson of Namdar Sushilkumar Shinde Saheb Pratishthan. According to the plea,the state government showed undue favours to the developers firm Rare Townships Private Ltd. He claims that this was on account of the failure to forfeit Rs 36 crore after the firm had allegedly failed to obtain permission for FSI within the stipulated period of six months. The matter has been adjourned till June 18.