Shah Rukh Khan pays Rs 1.93 lakh fine for illegal ramp

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: Feb 12, 2016 09:13 IST
The ramp was demolished in March 2015 and SRK paid the fine.

An RTI query has revealed that Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has paid Rs 1.93 lakh as the penalty for constructing an illegal ramp outside his bungalow Mannat in Mumbai. The ramp was demolished and the actor paid the cost of demolition to the municipal authorities.

RTI activist Anil Galgali said he had sought information from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) about action taken on the illegally constructed RCC ramp outside the bungalow by Shah Rukh. Galgali sought information about the cost incurred and payment received if any.

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BMC demolishes the ramp near Mannat in March, 2015. (HT Photo)

In a reply, the BMC’s Assistant Engineer (Inspection) of Bandra H West ward said that the actor made the payment of Rs 1,93,784 vide a cheque issued on Citibank on March 11 last year to close the issue.

BMC had pulled down the illegal ramp on and issued a notice to Shah Rukh Khan on March 5 (2015), with a bill amounting to Rs 1.93 lakh in order to recover the demolition costs.

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BMC demolished the illegal ramp adjoining Shah Rukh Khan’s bungalow at Bandra in Mumbai. (Prodip Guha/HT Photo)

As per the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act, 1888, and the Maharashtra Regional and Town Planning Act, 1966, the BMC can recover the cost it incurs from the owner on demolition of any illegal construction carried out by the owner.

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