Unauthorised offices of political parties razed in Thane

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 22:14

Thane: Unauthorised offices of various political parties were on Saturday demolished by Thane Municipal Corporation following a directive by the Bombay High Court.

Nine out of the 22 illegal offices of different political outfits were razed today in the first phase, the corporation said in a release.

The offices belonged to Shiv Sena, Congress, RPI, BJP, NCP, MNS among others.

In some cases, party functionaries themselves pulled down the offices.

A big posse of policemen including a DCP, 3 ACPs, 12 PIs and PSIs and over 200 police personnel helped in the operation, the corporation said.

The High Court had recently asked the corporation to demolish unauthorised offices of political parties in the city while hearing a petition.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 22:12

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