Bombay High Court adjourns Kangana Ranaut's plea against office demolition till September 22
Mumbai | Jagran News Desk: The Bombay High Court on Thursday adjourns Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut's office demolition matter till September 22 and said that the interim order it passed on Wednesday will continue.
The Bombay High Court had on Wednesday ordered the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to stop the demolition work and submit its reply by 3 pm on September 10.
Appearing for the BMC, counsel Joel Carlos told the Bombay High Court that the BMC has stopped all the demolition work, urging for status quo to be maintained.
"All work on our side has come to a halt. Petitioner may be ordered not to alter and do anything on the property in the meanwhile," Carlos said, as reported by Bar and Bench.
Countering this for Kangana, advocate Rizwan Siddiqui said that "several facts need to be brought on record", saying that the 33-year-old actress need time to file rejoinder.
"This is a residential premises. There is no electricity or water. They have damaged everything," Siddiqui was quoted as saying Bar and Bench.
The Bombay High Court had stayed the BMC demolition drive at Kangana's Bandra residence. The Maharashtra government and the 33-year-old actress are engaged in a war of words after Kangana's 'Mumbai is PoK (Pakistan Occupied Kashmir) remark.
Complaint against Kangana for 'foul language' against Maharashtra Chief Minister
Amid the war-of-words between Kangana and the Maharashtra government, the Mumbai Police on Thursday informed that a complaint has been filed against Bollywood actor for allegedly using foul language against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, adding that a non-cognisable offence has been registered against Ranaut at the Vikhroli police station in Mumbai.
"In his complaint to police, advocate Nitin Mane said that the actress used foul languages against the chief minister and uploaded that video on her Facebook account," news agency PTI quoted an official as saying.
Ranaut had recently posted a video on her Twitter account and that the ego of Uddhav Thackeray will be destroyed after the BCM demolished her Bandra home.
"Uddhav Thackeray, 'tujhe kya lagta hai' (what do you think)?. You think you have taken a huge revenge by destroying my house in collusion with the movie mafia. Today my house is destroyed, tomorrow it will be your ego. The wheels of time keep changing," she said in a video message in Hindi.
"Uddhav Thackeray, this cruelty and terrorism, it is good that it happened to me because there is some meaning to it," she said in the video.
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