Large Gatherings To Be Banned Ahead Of Demolition Of Illegal Kochi Flats
Friday, January 10, 2020, 9:35 PM
Large gatherings will be banned in the evacuation zone of all the illegal water front apartment complexes to be demolished in Kochi on Saturday and Sunday, police said. Police have said house-to-house search will be carried out for ensuring 100 per cent evacuation of people residing in the zone. Any violation is extremely dangerous and shall attract legal action, police said.
After Top Court Criticism, Kerala Set To Act Against Kochi Builders
Thursday, September 26, 2019, 8:22 AM
Days after being criticised by the SC, the Kerala-government has decided to initiate criminal proceedings against the builders of four residential-buildings marked for demolition in a posh lakeside location of Kochi. The government has also issued notices to various civic bodies, instructing them to discontinue water and electricity supply to around 343 residential units in the apartment complexes located in the city's upscale Maradu-area.
350 Families Cling On To Posh Homes In Kochi As Demolition Deadline Ends
Sunday, September 15, 2019, 1:54 PM
Some 350-families are defying eviction notice at a posh residential-area in Kochi, as the deadline to vacate their flats in five buildings ends today. The families say justice has been denied to them. Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has also called an all-party meeting in state capital Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. Justice Kamal Pasha said he believes "principles of natural-justice" have been violated in the legal-process.