GHMC wink at illegal buildings, residents fume

HYDERABAD: In brazen violation of rules, a person raised a seven-storeyed building in a space of 80 sq. yards (720 sq. ft) in Red Hills. Not stopping at that, he has long gone on to assemble a swimming pool on the terrace. This isn’t an remoted case of a person resorting to illegal development. Cases of individuals and builders constructing structures in violation of rules or including additional flooring towards approved flooring are on the upward thrust.

While court cases that GHMC has grew to become a blind eye towards these violations are galore, the location in Secunderabad Cantonment isn't any different with illegal constructions sprouting at several places.

A business status quo in BHEL Colony, Rasoolpura (Begumpet), is constructing a boost on the pavement. V Kumar, a resident of Rasoolpura, said: “Is there any legislation in our state? How may a person assemble a boost right on the pavement?” He alleged that business institutions have already grew to become their house into a large number through consuming into walking spaces.

Apart from running business institutions in residential areas, a lot of these business institutions encroach pavements, knowledgeable in realty sector said.

Residents of Red Hills allege that civic officers are hand in glove with builders. “We don't want to get into a bother through lodging a complaint as we concern our identity could be made public,” a senior citizen told IdealNews on condition of anonymity. He said their number one worry was once risk to lives in case of collapse of such structures, ingesting water shortage because of unplanned development and overflow of sewage because of illegal flooring.

Moosapet, Chraminar and Serilingampally are some of the areas the place illegal structures are coming up rampantly but citizens allege that their pleas have fallen on the deaf ears of the authorities.

Meanwhile, experts said additional flooring in violation of rules spell danger to inmates of the constructions. “Illegal flooring build up load on soil and pillars and may end up in a major accident,” SP Anchuri, vice-president (south), Structural Engineers World Congress, said.

A town making plans legit of GHMC promised to do so after noting down the addresses given through IdealNews about some of the illegal structures that have arise recently.
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