Days after the Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) cancelled the licence of Mahira Infratech Private Limited (previously referred to as Sai Aaina Farms Pvt Ltd) for the event of an inexpensive housing colony in Sector 68, citing ‘grave violations’ by the developer, homebuyers protested outdoors the DTCP’s workplace in Gurgaon Friday.
Demanding a concrete motion plan from the DTCP, homebuyers requested the officers to share a timeline of the takeover of the mission for the completion of building, and a plan of motion for the handover of their residences with the completion of all work. After the sudden announcement of cancellation of the licence, consumers mentioned they had been left within the lurch.
On May 9, the DTCP mentioned the licence has been cancelled on account of “committed grave violations by the developer company regarding the approach to the licenced land, forged and fabricated bank guarantees and also forged signatures on collaboration agreements submitted at the time of grant of licence”. The division has additionally written to Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority (HRERA) to freeze the account of the corporate, whereby 70% quantity collected from the allottees is deposited. An FIR has been registered towards the developer and its senior officers at Badshahpur police station.
Dhruv Kapoor, an investor within the mission, mentioned, “Our main demand is that the department should start the process of takeover at the earliest and complete the construction, so that we can get possession as soon as possible. We have paid all the money and just three months before we were supposed to get possession, the licence of the developer has been cancelled. Earlier, the authorities had withheld facts regarding the halting of construction, and sale and transfer of flats from home buyers in 2020. We continued to pay the money when construction was stopped. Had we known construction had been stopped, we would have withheld the money.”
Home consumers mentioned the officers of the city and nation planning division had assured them that they may share an motion plan relating to the proposed takeover of the mission with allottees inside 15 days.
“It has been more than four years and we have not received possession of the flat, despite paying money. With cancellation of licence, more than 1,480 home buyers are now stuck. How was the licence granted in the first place if the documents were forged?” requested one other dwelling purchaser, requesting anonymity.
In 2017, Sai Aaina Farms Pvt Limited was granted the licence for establishing an inexpensive housing society over an space of 9.96875 acres at Sector 68. In March 2020, the corporate was restrained from enterprise any additional building or growth works on the website and from transferring the licence property by the use of sale deed or in any other case. The mission was anticipated to be accomplished this 12 months. More than 1,500 flats had been speculated to be constructed in 12 towers, out of which six to seven have been constructed, mentioned consumers.
The division of city and nation planning mentioned that motion is being taken within the matter, they usually already have the land transferred within the income document within the title of the division. “As per the law, the department can take over such projects if the licence is cancelled. We have already initiated this process and as per law, the buyers have been asked to submit details of the payments made. We will estimate the remaining work and get it completed through a third party. In case, there is a shortfall of money, then an asset owned by the developer will be monetised,” mentioned Sanjeev Mann, senior city planner, Gurgaon.
R S Bhath, district city planner, enforcement, Gurgaon, mentioned, “In 15 days, we will share an action-oriented plan with the home buyers.”
A spokesperson for the developer mentioned they’ve legitimate paperwork and they’re going to file an attraction on this matter.