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Rishi Kapoor chops off extra branches of tree, BMC sends notice

He said he will speak to the contractor who is handling construction on the plot

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a show cause notice to Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor for cutting more branches than allowed of a banyan tree inside his Krishna Raj bungalow at Pali Hill in suburban Bandra here. A BMC official said Kapoor had last week received the civic body's permission to trim six branches of the tree after the actor pointed out that they would obstruct the planned construction at the plot. However, subsequent inspection revealed that the tree has been reduced to its trunk, the official said. The branches were not trimmed but chopped off, ...

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 10:59 IST
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