Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation razes only 10% of alleged illegal constructions in 3 years
| Thursday | 18th July, 2019
After receiving over 52 thousand complaints of illegal constructions in the last three years the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has demolished only 5,461 ie.
The B Ward, where the building collapsed on Tuesday, registered 928 complaints and the civic body demolished only 87 of them.
The city has witnessed many fatal accidents in illegal construction in the last few years.
The civic body serves notices to more than 15,000 illegal constructions but hardly takes action on 10 to 20% of them.
928 cases were registered in the B ward comprising Dongri, Mashid, Bhendi Bajar and BMC demolished only 87 unauthorised constructions in the last three years.
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