The issue of regularization of their illegal flats had also been on the agenda of candidates during the Lok Sabha polls.
The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), that started work at 11 AM, will continue with it till sunset today
Campa Cola residents softened their stance and allowed BMC officials to enter the premises to disconnect their utilities.
Following the SC order, MCGM had given notices to the owners of the illegal units to hand over the keys so that demolition could be carried out.
Residents of Campa Cola closed the iron gates and placed bamboo poles to prevent the officials from entering.
The court also allowed the BMC to take action against residents who failed to give the undertaking.
Its not. Its upscale,so break the law,make a t-shirt,summon an OB van and get away with it.
The police took into custody eight residents who were protesting the demolition.
Coming to the rescue of more than 100 families facing the threat of their houses being razed,the Supreme Court Wednesday stayed the demolition of the illegal Campa Cola compound flats in south Mumbai on humanitarian grounds. A Bench led by Justice G S Singhvi took suo motu cognizance of media reports on the occupants woes […]
BMC staff approached the compound,residents closed down the two main gates and squatted in protest.
Aditya tweeted in support of homeless Campa Cola residents,asking Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to save the compound.
The BMC on Friday served a notice to the 140 families in Campa Cola Compound to vacate their houses within 48 hours.
Apex court had given notice to residents until Nov 10 to vacate their flats.
The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a writ petition by the residents of Worlis Campa Cola compound seeking regularisation of 35 illegal floors.
Apex court allows flat-owners to approach BMC for regularising structures