BMC sends notice to Rani Mukerji over illegal construction
Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji has invited a fresh trouble for herslef over unauthorized construction in her Juhu bungalow. The actress' residence KrishnaRam, which is based in Juhu's Vasanta Theosophical Society, is said to be having some illegal alterations, as suggested by a BMC report.
The report states that Mukerji was granted a commencement certificate (CC) to make alteration to her bungalow until November 2015 and despite the expiration of CC, the construction work is being done at the bungalow.
And now the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has issued notice to the bollywood actor over illegal construction in her bungalow.
According to the media reports, the BMC officials will be visiting Rani's bungalow along with the police on August 30.
"The K-west ward office got complaints from activists regarding alleged construction work being carried out illegally, in violation of the approved plans that were submitted to BMC's Building Proposal Department. On receiving the complaint, we issued a notice to the owner and paid a visit but were not allowed to inspect the premises," said a civic official was quoted saying in a Mid Day report.
Confirming the news Prashant Gaikwad, the assistant civic commissioner of K-west ward, told Mid Day, "We issued a notice a week ago, under section 488 of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act, which allows BMC to enter a building or land for inspection."
On the other hand, Rani Mukerji's spokesperson has reprotedly claimed that CC has been revalidated every year, and the height of the bungalow is as per the approved plans.
Interestingly, this isn't the first time when BMC has issued a notice to a Bollywood celeb. Ealtier, Arjun Kapoor, Kapil Sharma, Nawazuddin Siddiqui too have face similar notices.