Subhash Agrawal, an RTI activist, who had been following the pending structural stability clearance for the stadium since several years, filed yet another RTI application to know the latest status.
Agrawal wanted to know if the joint assessor and collector of south corporation had given a final notice to DDCA for clearing property tax dues of R 8,67,52,780 in January and if DDCA had paid the dues. He also sought complete information on the possible action for recovery of property tax dues and if any sealing of property was an option.
The RTI reply from the corporation clearly mentioned: "As opined by the municipal advocate, the high court has restrained the South Delhi Municipal Corporation from taking any coercive measures in respect of property tax demand.'
Earlier in January, south corporation mayor had explained that she had given permission for the match even though the DDCA had not paid the pending property tax worth about Rs. 8 crore.