WHAT THE NEW POLICY MEANS FOR CITY
The approved policy opens up
1,068 plots across city for adoption. However, activists fear it facilitates backdoor entry of the controversial caretaker policy, which might lead to plots slipping into the hands of private entities
Nine such plots given to various
entities have become membersonly properties. They include Matoshree Club and MIG Club, among others. They charge fees and have been accused of not allowing locals access to grounds HT has been running a campaign since 2006 to ensure the open spaces should remain accessible for all citizens as they are public properties.