High-rise near BIA: BEML gets notice

BANGALORE: The vacation bench of the High Court, on Friday, issued notice to the Central Government, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Airport Authority of India and BEML in connection with the cons

Published: 28th April 2012 03:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:48 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: The vacation bench of the High Court, on Friday, issued notice to the Central Government, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Airport Authority of India and BEML in connection with the construction of a high-rise building near the Bangalore International Airport.

Advocate G R Ramesh filed a petition stating that BEML was establishing an eight-storey building on the premises of BIA and the construction was in violation of Aviation Act. According to the act, no high-rise building should be built in a radius of 20 km of an airport for security and safety reasons.

The divisional bench comprising of Justice Hulawadi G Ramesh and Justice Narayanaswamy issued notice to the authorities concerned.

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