Fadnavis government to clampdown on unauthorised construction, cases to be filed against erring builders in Mumbai

The policy to regularise unauthorised constructions is applicable to entire state and not just in Thane and Navi Mumbai

Published: 05th August 2016 08:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th August 2016 08:41 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government, which has decided to regularise unauthorised constructions till December 2015 on a mass scale in urban belts, today said criminal cases will be filed against builders responsible for illegalities.

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the Legislative Assembly that criminal cases will be filed against builders who have undertaken illegal construction.

"Action will also be taken against guilty officials," Fadnavis said, while replying to a discussion on a calling attention notice.

The policy to regularise unauthorised constructions is applicable to entire state and not just in Thane and Navi Mumbai, he said.

The Supreme Court had stayed the demolition of illegal constructions in Digha in Navi Mumbai till July 31.

On July 29, Minister of State for Urban Development Ranjit Patil had informed the Legislative Assembly that the government was planning a comprehensive policy to regularise unauthorised constructions till December 2015 on a mass scale in urban belts.

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