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Petition in HC against proposal for Balasaheb Thackeray memorial in 'green zone'

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] 

A petition has been filed in the against the proposal for constructing Thackeray memorial at in Mumbai's area, a green zone.

The petition, filed by Santosh Daundkar, seeks the cancellation of orders for the change of land use (CLU) of the said property, which is located in the green zone. The proposed memorial is also said to be in the violation of coastal regulatory rules.

The petition "impugns the decision of the Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) to refuse to take cognizance of conspicuous violations of law particularly that of Protection Act, 1986 and the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 2011, in the matter of change of use of the land earmarked for and Recreation ground."

"The said comprises heritage structures," the petition further states.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 14:55 IST