By Express News ServiceKOCHI: The Revenue Department will initiate eviction procedures to acquire the 80.25 cents of land allegedly encroached by the Lotus Club at Warriam Road, Ernakulam.
Previous Collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla had issued the order after the Club had failed to produce the required ownership documents.
Earlier, on February 2, 2010, additional tahsildar of Kanayannur had issued eviction order stating that Lotus Club was on ‘puramboke’ land as per revenue records and it should be evicted.
The counsel of the Lotus Club had submitted that the club’s right to use the premises was granted by the erstwhile Maharaja of Kochi a long time ago.
The Lotus Club authorities refused to comment on the matter.
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