Officials of the Shiv Sena Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday (9 September) started demolition work at the office of actor Kangana Ranaut.
A team of the BMC H-West Ward officers accompanied by a police posse reached the office with bulldozers, JCBs and other heavy equipment and took up the demolition work from the outside.
The development came barely hours after the BMC pasted a notice outside the office rejecting a reply filed by Kangana's lawyer, Rizwan Siddique, to the Tuesday (September 8) notice in which the civic body had listed a series of violations in the ongoing works in her office.
In response to the demolition, Kangana took to twitter to term the demolition team as Babur's Army.
Kangana went on to share more pictures of the demolition drive and said that this action proves her statement that Mumbai is now PoK.
She went on to deny any illegal construction having taken place at her office and added that, "Bullywood watch now this is what Fascism looks like".
As per the BMC notice, the violations include: merging of two bungalows, converting a ground-floor toilet into an office cabin, converting a storeroom into a kitchen, making an unauthorised pantry in the ground floor, adding toilets near the storeroom and a parking area, illegal partitions in first floor living room, an illegal meeting room in the "puja" room, converting a balcony into a habitable area besides a floor extension, etc.
The latest development came two days after a BMC team paid a surprise visit to her office. Kangana has maintained that this action is a result of her ongoing war of words with Shiv Sena.
With Inputs From IANS
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