Bombay High Court: State Gov, BMC Should Act Against Illegally Parked Vehicles

As per the Bombay High Court decision, the state government and the BMW should take action against abandoned and dead vehicles left on Mumbai’s roads. The high court directed both of these bodies to form a grievance redressal mechanism that will register complaints about abandoned and improperly parked vehicles and panelized the offenders.

Considering a public interest litigation filed by a Goregaon resident, Tekchand Khanchandani, a division bench led by Justices Abhay Oka and Riyaz Chagla took this decision, on road-related major issues like the abandoned and illegally parked vehicles.

Illegally Parked

The above-mentioned grievance redressal mechanism is likely to come into action before September 19, 2018. Wherein, the complaint can be filed against abandoned/illegally parked vehicles via a various mode of communication like a toll-free number, SMS and Whatsapp as well.

Read Also: New Honda CRV 7 Seater SUV India Launch in September 2018

Other than this, the BMC and state government has also been ordered to maintain a complaint register, provide a complaint number against complaint and remark the action taken against the complaint. Altogether, there is a provision under the Motor Vehicles Act, the Motor Vehicles Rule and the Maharashtra Police Act that allows working bodies to book offenders associated with abandoned and illegally parked vehicles.