Bombay High Court Says “Nothing But Malice In Law” On Demolition at Kangna Ranaut’s House

Bombay High Court Says “Nothing But Malice In Law” On Demolition at Kangna Ranaut’s House

Highlights:

  • Bombay High Court makes acute observations in Kangna Ranaut’s home demolition care
  • Kangna Ranaut filed a petition against the demolition at her office
  • Kangna Ranaut seeks compensation of Rs 2 crore

The Bombay High Court, on Friday, passed orders on the petition filed by actress Kangna Ranaut against the demolition at her office in Pali Hills by the civic body of Mumbai in September when she was not in the city.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or BMC had demolished part of Kangna Ranaut’s bungalow at Mumbai’s Pali Hill on the 9th of September. The actress alleged that the action taken by the civic body against her was a result of her comments and criticism on the Maharashtra government and the ruling Shiv Sena party.

The “same party” is also the ruling party in the BMC, the “Queen” movie actress in her petition, without naming Shiv Sena, which runs the BMC – India’s richest municipal corporation.

The civic body stood firm on the claims that Kangna Ranaut’s office contained illegal construction.

The BMC listed a total of 14 violations at her office which also included a toilet which was built in the space marked for a kitchen and an office was set up in the area which was meant for a toilet.

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The Bombay High Court ordered a stay on the demolition which happened on the 9th of September which is a big win for the 33 year old actress. The court observed that the demolition was happening “when she is out of state, directing her to respond within 24 hours, and not granting her any further time, despite written request”.

Kangna Ranaut has sought a compensation of ₹ 2 crore from the municipal corporation of Mumbai for the “illegal” demolition of part of her office.

Lately, actress Kangna Ranaut has found herself surrounded with controversies due to face-off turned ugly with Mumba Police Department and also the Maharashtra Government over her criticism of the investigations and handling of the Sushant Singh Rajput Case.

Matters soon escalated when her remarks in September when she said she did not feel safe in Mumbai and said this is not Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), and with the actor accusing the civic body of targeting her for her comments.

 

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