Published On : Fri, Jan 10th, 2014

BJP leaders gherao NIT chief over layout issue

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Nagpur News: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers on Thursday gheroed the Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) Chairman Pravin Darade demanding regularization and development of reserved layouts immediately under the Maharashtra Gunthewari (Regularization, Upgradation, Control) Act 2001. The BJP leaders and workers were led by party’s State Unit President Devendra Fadnavis.

The NIT Chairman Darade assured the BJP leaders that the layouts would be regularized within a month and subsequently tenders will be floated for Rs 100 crore development works. The regularized layouts will be developed in six months, Darade said. The BJP leaders also demanded regularization of 80,000 houses in accordance with Gunthewari Act.

The other BJP leaders who gheroed NIT Chairman include Mayor Anil Sole, City Unit President Krishna Khopde, MLAs Sudhakar Deshmukh, Vikas Kumbhare, State Spokesman Girish Vyas, NIT Trusty Chhotu Bhoyar, City General Secretary Prabhakar Yevale, Sudhakar Kohale, Sandeep Joshi, Treasurer Chetana Tank, Deputy Mayor Jaitunnabi Ashfaq Ansari, Pravin Datke, Ramesh Singare, Girish Deshmukh, and hundreds of workers.