The court has asked that action including notices to be issued to owners of illegal structures, criminal cases to be filed and demolitions be undertaken by the corporation. The court has asked the civic body to file a compliance report in the court after four weeks. As per the corporation's estimates there are over 66,000 illegal structures in Pimpri Chinchwad limits.
The court also clarified that a proposal pending before the state to regularise all illegal structures in the town could not come in the way of the demolitions as no decision had been taken on it. The court's orders came on a public interest litigation filed by local resident J Dange. advocate Uday Warunjikar, counsel for the petitioner alleged inaction on the part of the authorities in acting against illegal structures.