MHADA, which provides affordable houses by holding a lottery, has witnessed a dip in its stock in the last few years. In the last lottery of its Mumbai board held in June this year, only 217 homes were up for grabs. Over 66,000 people had applied for the same.
According to a 2012 directive, housing society heads such as secretaries and chairpersons are booth-level volunteers and are responsible for ensuring that voter lists of their respective societies are updated and that people step out to vote.
The ambitious project by the Lodha Group at Wadala had run into trouble after a group of homebuyers, who bought flats in the project, recently served legal notices to the developer as well as the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority.