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August 25th, 2013
Builder’s Objections to Mumbai Land Maps Seem a Self-serving Ploy

Citizen groups and urban planning experts might not be the only ones keeping a close eye on the civic body’s efforts to mark the city’s land. Builders and architects have accounted for more than 30% of the total objections received by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for their ‘flawed’ existing land use (ELU) maps. While the BMC received more than 3,000 objections from various groups, only 2,672 were viewed as valid. Of these, 881 came from building construction companies and architect firms. Read More