The Thane Municipal Company (TMC) has been served a authorized discover by two residents of Ghodbunder Street in view of the prevailing water disaster within the space. The residents claimed that the company has failed to satisfy its guarantees made to the Bombay Excessive Courtroom.
The discover claimed that the civic physique had in 2017 assured the HC that it will kind a committee to look into the water problems with Ghodbunder residents, following which the courtroom had allowed new building on this highway which is because of water. Stayed for over a 12 months. Drawback
Within the discover issued by Madhu Narayananunni, a resident of Kavesar and Dattatreya Ghadage, a resident of Manorama Nagar, it has been claimed that until date neither such committee was fashioned nor a single assembly was held to resolve the water downside. He has requested the TMC to kind a committee and maintain a gathering within the subsequent seven days or else they are going to method the Excessive Courtroom calling it contempt of courtroom.
A PIL was filed within the Excessive Courtroom three years in the past to cease the brand new building exercise on Ghodbunder Street till the company gave them a water connection. The TMC has assured the courtroom that there’s sufficient water for these complexes within the metropolis.
The discover mentioned, “The courtroom, whereas disposing of the petition, requested the civic physique to kind a committee with the involved authorities to debate the water disaster and create public consciousness about such committee . TMC has not fashioned any such committee and it has additionally failed to produce ample water to this suburb. Issuance of graduation certificates for brand new constructions will have an effect on the correct of the present tax paying citizen to ample water.
Regardless of paying taxes to the company, most societies alongside the tail finish of Ghodbunder Street pay lakhs of rupees for water tankers.
A water division official claimed, “We’re but to obtain the letter. Nonetheless, we offer 100MLD water to the Ghodbunder space, which is ample to satisfy the water requirement of the area.
After the extreme water disaster confronted by town in the summertime of 2016, Thane resident Mangesh Shelar filed a PIL within the excessive courtroom blaming water cuts by TMC on poor planning and the way in which the civic physique allowed for brand new Was. Development alongside Ghodbunder Street. Following this public curiosity litigation, the courtroom had in 2016 stayed the permission for any new building on Ghodbunder Street. The courtroom has additionally requested the company to file an affidavit stating the water connection and occupation certificates given within the final 5 years. Within the affidavit, the company mentioned that TMC has taken up water administration to satisfy the requirement of the inhabitants by 2025. The courtroom disposed of a petition searching for resumption of building work within the space in 2017. Nonetheless, the settlement was primarily based on sure circumstances for the civic physique to stick to.