Mumbai: Esplanade Mansion residents write to heritage panel
| Thursday | 16th May, 2019
Occupants of Esplanade Mansion have written to the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee, seeking its inputs to the repair plan of the 150-year old heritage building.
Esplanade Mansion, the erstwhile Watson’s Hotel, is in a decrepit state requiring urgent repairs.
Last week, the SC had directed the occupants to vacate the building by May 30 so that repair work could begin.
Some tenants had approached the Supreme Court by filing a Special Leave Petition, appealing against a Bombay High Court order that directed them to vacate the premises by May 15.
The heritage committee had in 2010 recommended urgert repairs.
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