About 2,490 properties were sealed in the national capital by the four local bodies since December for violation of Delhi's Master Plan 2021, Parliament was informed today.
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affair Hardeep Singh Puri told the Rajya Sabha that North Delhi Municipal Corporation has sealed 1,359 properties, South Delhi Municipal Corporation 788, East Delhi Municipal Corporation 284 and New Delhi Municipal Council 56 properties since December 15, 2017.
However, no data was available on the estimated loss of business and jobs due to sealing of properties, he said.
The minister said sealing of properties in the National Capital Territory of Delhi was being carried out by the local bodies concerned for violation of the provision of Master Plan 2021 on the instructions of a Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee.
The sealing was carried out after a judgement, dated December 15, 2017, of the apex court, he said.
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