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LIVE : After meeting CM, Campa Cola residents give in

India TV News Desk 22 Jun 2014, 20:08:51 IST
India TV News Desk
Mumbai: After a three-day standoff over their eviction, residents of Campa Cola compound today finally gave in following the intervention of Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, saying they would cooperate with civic authorities.

Addressing a press conference, Ashish Jalan, a resident of Campa Cola compound who was part of the delegation that met the Chief Minister, said the residents would no longer obstruct the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) which was implementing the Supreme Court order on illegal flats and allow the civic officials inside the complex from tomorrow.

“Chavan assured us that he would look into our demand of getting 67,000 sq ft permissible FSI and asked us to comply with the court orders. He said he would positively consider the demand and seek opinion of the concerned authorities.

With that assurance, we are taking the first step of co-operating with the system to get our redevelopment rights,” Jalan said. 

According to Jalan, the Chief Minister told the residents, who met him this afternoon, that state intervention was not possible despite humanitarian considerations because of the Supreme Court order.

Jalan said the residents would meet the civic authorities and ask them to carry out their work in the complex of cutting of essential supplies to the illegal flats




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