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Mummbai: Taj fined Rs 63 lakh for occupying road

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The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel will have to pay Rs 63 lakh to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for occupying a Colaba road. The road, approximately 1,350 square meters in area, is in front and around the hotel premises.



A Right To Information (RTI) application filed by activist Sanjay Gurav revealed that despite several reminders to the hotel management, sent from August 2011 till date, the authorities did nothing regarding the matter. The management has put up flower pots at many places, which occupy a major portion of the road.



Read at:Taj fined Rs 63 lakh for occupying road - Mumbai Mirror

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Prasad GLN

Flower pots are not hut dwellings of poor and Rs.63 lakhs are not substantial to BMC, and Colaba Road is not that busy according to BMC.

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