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Maharashtra: Rs 105 crore paid in BMC legal fees- RTI by Anil Galgali

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A Right to Information (RTI) query filed by activist Anil Galgali has revealed that in 13 years between 2001 and 2014, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) paid a jaw-dropping Rs 105 crore in fees to a total of 151 lawyers to represent it in various courts. What’s even more shocking is that despite spending such an astronomical amount, more than 70,000 cases of the civic body are still pending in courts, raising question marks over the performance of the legal department.

 

Read more at: Rs 105 crore paid in BMC legal fees | The Asian Age

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