The proprietor of legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s ancestral house in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has refused to sell it at a rate fastened by the government, saying he would demand Rs 25 crore for the prime location property which is severely undervalued by the authorities. The provincial government final month fastened the value of the 4 marla (101 sq. metre) house, declared as a nationwide heritage, in Peshawar at Rs 80.56 lakh. Marla, a conventional unit of space used in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, is taken into account as equal to 272.25 sq. toes or 25.2929 sq. metres.
However, the proprietor, Haji Lal Muhammad, mentioned he would demand Rs 25 crore from the provincial government for the property as and when approached by the Peshawar administration. Muhammad mentioned he had bought the property in 2005 for Rs 51 lakh after finishing all formalities required for switch of the land and possesses all of the paperwork of the house.
He mentioned it is unjust on half of the government to repair the rate at Rs 80.56 lakh for the property after 16 years.
The property could be very costly in Mohallah Khudadad qissa Khwani bazar the place the rate of one Marla land is above Rs 5 crore, he mentioned, including that he would demand Rs 25 crore via his lawyer from the authorities for the house.
“How can a four marla property be sold in the said area for Rs 80 lakh?” he requested.
Earlier, the proprietor of the ancestral house of Bollywood actor Raj Kapoor demanded Rs 200 crore for the six marla (151.75 sq. metre) property in Peshawar. The government had fastened the rate of the property at Rs 1.50 crore.
Raj Kapoor’s ancestral dwelling, often called Kapoor Haveli, is located in the fabled Qissa Khwani Bazar. It was constructed between 1918 and 1922 by the legendary actor’s grandfather Dewan Basheswarnath Kapoor.
Raj Kapoor and his uncle Trilok Kapoor have been born right here. The constructing, which is in shambles, has been declared a nationwide heritage by the provincial government. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister’s particular assistant on data Kamran Bangash mentioned final month that he’s hopeful that the provincial government would attain an amicable settlement with the house owners of each the buildings for his or her buy to convert them into archaeological museums as each buildings have already been declared as nationwide heritage buildings.
In January, the provincial government permitted the discharge of Rs 2.35 crore to buy the ancestral homes of the 2 legendary actors positioned in the guts of this metropolis.
The house owners of the 2 buildings have made a number of makes an attempt in the previous to demolish them for establishing business plazas in view of their prime location however all such strikes have been stopped because the archaeology division needed to protect them, protecting in view their historic significance.