After the SC and Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court’s paved way for taking action, the civic administration of the city demolished all illegal shops located in Sai Mandir premises on Wardha road on Friday evening. The shop keepers filed a petition in high court on Thursday demanding stay on action. They also filed a petition in Supreme Court also. Both court heard this case on Friday. The High Court was appraised of petition filed in Supreme Court. The court then adjourned hearing until verdict of apex court came. The Supreme Court fixed hearing on September 8,2020.The High Court also kept next hearing of case on September 9,2020.And the SC and HC didn’t give a stay on action. And the NMC demolished all shops in evening only.
According to the Shri Saibaba Seva Mandal, all shops were illegal. The mandal had purchased 10,894 sq. ft. land (Khasra No.43/4) from PK Banerjee and Shibani Banerjee and 4500 sq. ft. land (Khasra No.43/6) of Laxman Bhoyar and others. Both lands are located in Vivekand Nagar.Nine persons made encroachments and constructed shops. After demolition notice was issued on March 19, 1999 the shop keepers had filed claims in Sessions Court. But they could not prove ownership right of land.