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Mangalore, Jun 8: A day-long grievance redress meet was held by Deputy Lokayukta (II) Justice Subhash B Adi on Saturday June 7 at Town Hall here, during which over a hundred cases put forward by the public were disposed off.
Complaints regarding land issues, police apathy, illegal establishment of schools and many more were settled by Lokayukta.
Speaking to reporters at the end of the day, Justice Adi said he settled 119 cases pertaining to Bantwal and Mangalore taluks.
The grievance redress meet received 119 complaints, of which 40 were fresh, filed on June 7. He said the violation of building by-laws was found and considered seriously. Referring to a particular complaint, he said most of the parking lots of buildings in the city were converted for the establishment of shops.
Ajith Kumar Hegde, MCC commissioner assured that steps would be taken to ensure the eviction of shops established in the space reserved for parking. He said many complaints were filed with the local bodies (gram panchayats) pertaining to land issues.
A complaint to evict the wine shop located at Kenjar was put forth by a local resident. Adi instructed the DC to review the license granted to the shop as the residents of the place demand the cancellation of license. The deputy commissioner A.B. Ibrahim acting quickly said if the demand to cancel the license was genuine, he would do so.