The Panvel unit of Shiv Sena and Yuva Sena met Ganesh Deshmukh, the commissioner of Panvel Municipal Company (PMC) and demanded to decrease the property tax of tribal dwelling in Haiderwadi, Phanaswadi, Chafewadi, Belpada Wadi, Dhomolewadi amongst others in Kharghar within the civic jurisdiction.
Earlier than the PMC got here into existence, these tribal villages had been falling below the Gram Panchayat and so they needed to pay a nominal quantity of Rs. 250 as property tax. Nevertheless, quickly after the formation of PMC, the property tax of those small homes reached Rs. 20,000.
“They fall below the economically weaker sections and they don’t have that form of revenue to pay Rs 20,000 as property tax. That is unjust and thus their property tax ought to be waived off,” mentioned a Yuva Sena employee.
Even as we speak, their monetary state of affairs is weak and a hefty property tax has been imposed. “It’s unjust. A nominal property tax ought to be levied as per the Gram Panchayat price,” saod Yuva Sena Deputy District Officer Panvel Meeting Avchit Raut instructed Commissioner Ganesh Deshmukh
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Printed on: Friday, Could 06, 2022, 10:09 AM IST