Kangana Ranaut strikes Bombay High Court, seeks Rs 2 crore as injury from BMC over `unlawful` demolition of her workplace

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MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Tuesday (September 15) amended her petition earlier than Bombay High Court to hunt compensation of Rs 2 crore from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for unlawful demolition at her bungalow. 

In her amended plea, Ranaut alleged that the BMC’s determination to demolish her property was a direct consequence of her feedback towards the Maharashtra authorities.

Kangana is locked in a public spat with the Shiv Sena, which heads the ruling coalition within the state, after her assertion evaluating Mumbai to ‘Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir’ irked the ruling get together within the state. She had additionally said in a video message that she feared Mumbai Police greater than the “movie mafia” after tne loss of life of Sushant Singh Rajput.

Reacting strongly to her remark, Shiv Sena chief Sanajy Raut had purportedly stated, “We kindly request her not to come to Mumbai. This is nothing but an insult to Mumbai Police.”

Following her comment that evoked controversy, Kangana’s Bandra workplace right here confronted motion and its parts had been demolished for unlawful alterations by Shiv Sena-led Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on September 9, the day she arrived in Mumbai from her hometown Manali. 

On September 9, a BMC group reached the bungalow at Pali Hill in Bandra with bulldozer and excavators and demolished alterations made sans the civic physique’s approval. The Bombay High Court, nevertheless, stayed the demolition course of initiated by the BMC and sought to know why the town civic physique entered the property when the proprietor was not current.

On September 10, Kangana took on the Maharashtra authorities by castigating Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for misusing energy and declaring that her voice will not be suppressed. The Queen actor, who has been given Y-plus class safety, posted a collection of tweets evaluating the BMC to goons, terming the state authorities a ‘milavat’ sarkar and recalling Marathi tradition and pleasure.