The policy has again been given two weeks time by the High Court to provide full information on the 34 members of the BBMP who are facing disqualification for not submitting property details within the stipulated period.
The petition filed by social activist K Anil Kumar Shetty seeking the disqualification of undisclosed corporations came up for hearing on Wednesday in the unanimous hearing of NG Narender.
Senior Attorney Ashok Haranahalli, presenting on behalf of the BBMP, said: “Comprehensive information is being prepared on the property details of the members of the policy. It should take two weeks to submit it. ” The Court of Appeal adjourned the hearing on July 8.
At the last hearing, advocate advocate MK Nagashree said, “There is information that all members of the policy have submitted property to the mayor. They sent it to the government. He requested a week’s time to consolidate all that information and submit it to the court.
Petitioner’s Advocates ” BBMP’s Defending Policy Members took office on 11th September 2015. Section 19 (1) of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, 1976 requires that all policy members submit their and their family members’ property details to the mayor each year. According to information received under the RTI Act, 34 corporates of the BBMP have not provided the property and loan details of themselves and their family members to the mayor. ”
Members who do not submit property details cannot, as a rule, continue to be members. Petitioners have requested that they be disqualified. The court hearing the petition had issued notice to the 34 members who had not submitted the property.