WHAT THE HIGH COURT OR­DER SAID

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI -

Ram­pant il­le­gal con­struc­tions in the city, par­tic­u­larly Digha, re­ceived a huge jolt af­ter the Bom­bay high court or­dered in Septem­ber 2015, the de­mo­li­tion of 99 il­le­gal build­ings, in Digha

Digha has over the years be­come a hub of il­le­gal con­struc­tions. It is in this con­text that the high court, fol­low­ing a PIL has or­dered de­mo­li­tion. The po­lice have reg­is­tered cases against 58 peo­ple so far.

Of the 99 il­le­gal build­ings to be de­mol­ished as per the HC or­der, 90 are on MIDC land and four on land be­long­ing to Cidco.

PRAFUL GANGURDE

Pro­test­ers sit out­side PWD min­is­ter Ek­nath Shinde’s house in Thane.

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