Mysuru: In a major eviction drive, Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) took into its possession 6.14 acres land belonging to Survey No. 123/1 in Basavanahalli in the outskirts of City worth a whopping Rs. 160 Crore backed by a recent court order. MUDA officials in an early morning drive cleared a shed on the said land with police cover.
According to MUDA Commissioner “The land was acquired on December 23, 1991/1992 to develop second phase, Vijayanagar fourth stage. As the land owners failed to produce relevant documents to claim compensation, the compensation amount of Rs. 4.93 lakh (4,93,551) was deposited in the High Court. However, the land owner had moved court questioning the compensation amount.
Now, the court ruled in favour of MUDA. The Authority intends to develop a total of 163 sites including 35 sites in the dimension of 40×60, 19 in 30×40, 64 in 20×30 and another 45 sites in odd dimension.
MUDA Commissioner Dr. D. B. Natesh, Superintendent Engineer Shankar, Land Acquisition Officer Harshavardhan, Executive Engineers Mohan and Sathyanarayan Joshi, Zonal Officers K. R. Mahesh, Raveendra Kumar, Shivanna, Nagesh, Ravishankar and Raghavendra were present.