Coimbatore Corporation replies that building encroaching on corporation’s land
In a reply to an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Coimbatore Corporation has revealed encroachment of corporation’s land by a builder. The information provided in the reply shows that a builder had constructed some facilities of an apartment complex on the land earmarked for the corporation which included a club house in an area of 272 sq. m., a swimming pool in 75 sq. m. and a water treatment facility spread over 72 sq. m.
The Coimbatore Corporation Commissioner has warned that strict actions will be taken against those builders who had taken up construction on lands meant for corporation’s use. Meanwhile, the corporation has closed the swimming pool and has sealed the club house.