Kanpur: The Kanpur Development Authority (KDA) has pasted a notice at the 40-room three-storey hostel of the mastermind and main accused of June 3 violence Hayat Zafar Hashmi’s step mother Shahida Zafar located in Kakadeo Coaching Mandi.
KDA has asked its owner to submit a list of documents by June 30, failing which the property would be declared unauthorised.
On Wednesday, a notice under section 27(1) of the Town Planning and Development Act was pasted on Wednesday outside the hostel on behalf of KDA’s junior engineer AK Singh.
It has been said in the notice that a three-storey building is being constructed on a land of 200 square yards and a hostel is being operated in it.
In the notice, the owner of the hostel has been asked to appear before the concerned authorities on June 30 with the documents related to the same, so that it can be known that there has been no violation in the construction of the building.
The boys hostel is operational in Hitkari Nagar, P Block of Kakadeo. The cost of this three-storey hostel is about Rs 1.5 crores to Rs 2 crores and has 40 rooms.
In the area, it is popular as Purvanchal Boys Hostel. In the land records of revenue, this land is in the name of Shahida Zafar, the stepmother of Hayat Zafar Hashmi. The building has been constructed illegally.
As per the report of the official concerned, the hostel is in the name of Shahida Zafar wife of late Zafar Hashmi.
“A written reply to the notice has been sought by 12 noon on June 30. If the owner fails to submit reply, then a fine of up to Rs 50,000 for illegal construction and, if the offence continues even after that, from the date of the first fine, an amount of Rs 2,500 would be charged per day as a fine,” said officer on special duty, KDA, Avneesh Singh. He added that “it is a routine exercise”.