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Bombay HC allows civic body to use private building in Byculla as quarantine centre

However, the nine tenants had filed an intervention petition through advocate Vivek Shukla, objecting to the move of the civic body.

The Bombay High Court has allowed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to use a private residential building, expecting it to be a quarantine facility. It has asked the civic body to pay a monthly amount of Rs 28.38 lakh from the e-ward for more than 900 high-risk contacts of Covid-19 patients under institutional quarantine at a private building in Baytu.

On June 19, the court allowed BMC to use a building constructed by the Nilkamal Realtors Tower, provided that the transit fee for the civic body 218 residential and commercial tenants to temporarily take the property as an institutional quarantine facility Used to pay

The bench of Justices SJ Kathavala and NR Borkar allowed the use of the building as a quarantine center as most of its tenants did not object to BMC’s decision. However, the nine tenants had filed an intervention petition through advocate Vivek Shukla, objecting to the move of the civic body.

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