We often say that truth shall prevail but rarely do we see it happening especially in the glamorous film industry, but now finally the truth has won where Bombay High court has announced their decision in favour of the ace actress Kangana in the Kangana vs BMC ongoing cold war where in BMC had illegally demolished Kangana’s Pali hill production house on the 9th September 2020 and office because Kangana compared Mumbai with the controversial POK and touched the wrong pulse of Maharashtra Government. In this same case, where on one side Kangana will be paid for the damages done to her property by the BMC on high court’s orders, on the flip side High court slams Kangana for her controversial statements over POK.
On one side, all the netizens and fans are really happy that justice has been served to Kangana with Bombay High court’s decision in her stance and favour whereby they have clearly instructed the BMC to pay Kangana the said compensation money for the illegal damages caused to her Pali hill property in Mumbai, but also certainly the high court slams Kangana for her controversial statements over POK.
For people who don’t know and are unaware, a BMC team had went to Kangana’s house in Pali hill area of Bandra on 9th September 2020 and demolished over 40 percent of the property by their bull dozer citing it as an illegal construction which was clearly not the case and then this sparked off and birthed a huge political rivalry of Kangana versus the BMC and Maharashtra government.
Where on one side, it was a victory for Kangana but on the other side, the Bombay high court was also critical and bashing Kangana for her hurtful and controversial statements wherein she had compared Mumbai to POK on social media platform Twitter within one of her tweets which was seen as objectionable and sentiment hurting sentence fuelling unrest in our country against the Maharashtra government, Mumbai police and Bollywood film industry.
Furthermore, this should be noted and taken into consideration that the Bombay division bench of Justice S.J. Kathawalla and Justice R.I. Chagla in clear words stated that they did not give permission and also dismissed “loose and irresponsible statements against any individual, authority or government” and straightaway told her to “exercise restraint, in their 166-page order.
Clearly protecting the powers of the BMC, the court has said Kangana will need to take BMC’s green signal and permission for any repairs/alternations or steps for regularisation for areas not demolished so far, but even after this if the BMC decides to take some steps in due course of time, then it would serve 7 days notice permitting her response to the same.
The judges said that the BMC went ahead in the wrong direction on unjust grounds in the case that was against any Indian citizens’ rights, which was spiteful in law and reactionary in nature, in their verdict delivered via video conference.
During a recent interview, confirming the same, Barrister Vinod Tiwari who is an expert in civic and constitutional law, said that the Bombay High Court has pronounced a balanced judgement in this highly controversial matter. Elucidating more light on the same, Vinod Tiwari in his recent interview with a leading Indian nationally renowned news wire agency, said, “While the full powers of the BMC have been upheld by the honorable high court, Kangana has got virtually no relief. She will have to take the BMC’s permission for any kind of work she wants to do, or for regularisation of the areas in the bungalow that were not demolished”.
He also added, “All this makes it clear that the actress has hardly got any major reliefs. On the contrary, this will enable the BMC to crack the whip and discipline her or any others indulging in such illegal activities”.