The Supreme Courtroom Friday refused to entertain a plea of Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (GBMCL) towards a Bombay Excessive Courtroom order refusing to reverse the acquisition of its plot at Vikhroli for the bullet prepare mission between Mumbai and Ahmedabad.
“A lot water has flown. The possession has been taken over and the development has began. The one situation remaining is your declare for enhancement of compensation,” the bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud mentioned on the outset of the listening to.
The bench, additionally comprising Justices P S Narasimha and J B Pardiwala, took be aware of the submissions of Solicitor Basic Tushar Mehta, showing for the Nationwide Excessive-Velocity Rail Company Restricted (NHSRCL), that the price of the bullet prepare mission has escalated by Rs 1,003 crore because of the delay and within the current case, the one situation of compensation was remaining.
The solicitor common, assisted by attorneys together with Suransh Chaudhary, mentioned the land in query at Mumbai suburb Vikhroli stood acquired by the Maharashtra authorities and the NHSRCL for the mission.
Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, showing for Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Co Ltd, mentioned the corporate wished NHSRCL and the Maharashtra authorities to take its one other plot.
“The state mentioned it should give us Rs 572 crore. I wished extra..,” he mentioned.
The bench orally noticed that the petitioner agency may have the freedom to assert enhancement of compensation for the plot and the plea towards acquisition can’t be entertained as possession has already been taken and development was on.
The GBMCL had challenged within the Bombay Excessive Courtroom the award and compensation of Rs 264 crore introduced by the deputy collector on September 15, 2022 for buying its 9.69 acre land for the mission.
The excessive courtroom had dismissed the plea of the corporate which didn’t get to any aid from the apex courtroom too.
NHSRCL is tasked to finish the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet prepare mission which may have 508.17 km of rail observe, together with 21 km underground, and the space can be lined in lower than three hours.
The mega mission is prone to be accomplished by 2026.
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