29092023-CT-01.qxd 9/29/2023 12:25 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh tribune UT SCRAPS TWO HOUSING PROJECTS AT IT PARK ~19.72-LAKH BUDGET FOR CHRYSANTHEMUM SHOW Three-day Chrysanthemum Show, an annual affair, is held in December at Terraced Garden, Sector 33. P3 MAINLY CLEAR SKY MAX 35°C | MIN 22°C YESTERDAY MAX 34.5°C | MIN 21.7°C CAPTAIN'S 18 & SWINGING SAMURAI WIN IN GOLF MEET The projects, a general housing scheme and a govt dwelling complex, fail to get eco nod. P3 FORECAST Captain's 18 and Swinging Samurai recorded their second successive wins at the CGL. P3 » » FRIDAY | 29 SEPTEMBER 2023 | CHANDIGARH CHANDIGARH 93 PANCHKULA 80 MOHALI 82 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF YOUTH HELD FOR STEALING LAPTOP Chandigarh: Dhiraj, alias Dhiru (22), of Dhanas has been arrested for stealing a laptop from the PGI. The police said two laptops and 25 mobile phones stolen from parts of the city had been recovered from him. Padma Gurmad, a radio diagnosis student at the PGI, had lodged a theft complaint with the police on September 25. TNS TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD CHB puts Sector 41-A duplex house allottees on final notice Tells them to remove violations in 10 days or face demolition Dushyant Singh Pundir EARLIER REMINDERS Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 28 Coming down heavily on illegal constructions carried out in duplex houses at Sector 41A, the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has directed the allottees to remove the violations and rectify their units within 10 days, failing which a demolition drive will be undertaken at the risk and cost of the persons concerned. In a public notice issued to the violators, the CHB has stated that a demolition drive to remove unauthorised constructions/violations in the duplex houses at Sector 41-A would be carried out in compliance with the order of the Public notices were earlier issued on September 24, 2022, January 22, 2023; and August 2, 2023. This is the final notice whereby allottees have been asked to remove illegal structures. TRIBUNE PHOTO: PRADEEP TEWARI AIR QUALITY INDEX SUNRISE SATURDAY 6:15 AM PANEL SURVEYED 628 UNITS A block of duplex houses in Sector 41-A, Chandigarh. Punjab and Haryana High Court. The CHB says the public notice should be treated as a notice under Section 15 of the Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulations) Act - 1952. Further, in compliance with the HC order, the CHB had constituted a committee of c m y b In compliance with the HC order, the CHB had constituted a committee of technical experts to survey 628 duplex flats at Sector 41-A to check structural stability and violations. It has observed that most of the allottees have not yet removed the violations despite clear instructions. technical experts to survey 628 duplex flats at Sector 41-A to check structural stability and violations. The committee has continued on page 2 MC gets ~25 cr from UT Admn Tribune News Service FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE Day later, HC tells UT to unlock taxi stands Saurabh Malik Chandigarh, September 28 Now, the MC can float fresh tenders as it has received Rs 25 crore in advance against the third instalment of its share in grant-in-aid (GIA) from the Administration. While expressing gratitude to Banwarilal Purohit, Governor of Punjab and UT Administrator, Mayor Anup Gupta said, “Now, the developmental works will not be stopped and all works under various tenders will be started. The MC is committed to serving the people of the city at any cost.” The Mayor said the MC had sought advance against the third instalment of grant-inaid (Rs 135 crore in total) share from the Administration, which was due in December. The MC received Rs 25 crore today to continue development works, he added. continued on page 2 Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 28 Providing interim relief to the taxi operators in Chandigarh, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today allowed them to use the temporary structures in parking lots meant for drivers. Justice Rajesh Bhardwaj of the High Court also directed the unlocking of the structures, permitting the petitioners to resume their previous use until the next date of hearing. “The locks of the temporary structures meant for taxi drivers in the parking will be opened by the respondent-department with immediate effect and the petitioners would be allowed to use the same as they were using it earlier till the next date of hearing,” asserted Justice Bhardwaj. Emphasising the impor- NITIN MITTAL » SUNSET FRIDAY 6:11 PM A taxi stand in Sector 33. COURT CALLS FOR AMICABLE RESOLUTION Emphasising the importance of an amicable resolution, Justice Bhardwaj urged a collaborative approach to resolve the issue and instructed the Administration and other respondents to consider the proposal put forth by the petitioners. They had, among other things, proposed the paying of outstanding arrears at the revised rates in easy instalments. tance of an amicable resolution, Justice Bhardwaj further urged a collaborative continued on page 2
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