The proprietor of legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s ancestral home in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has refused to promote it at a charge mounted by the federal government, saying he would demand Rs 25 crore for the prime location property which is severely undervalued by the authorities. The provincial authorities final month mounted the worth of the 4 marla (101 sq. metre) home, declared as a nationwide heritage, in Peshawar at Rs 80.56 lakh. Marla, a conventional unit of space utilized in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, is taken into account as equal to 272.25 sq. toes or 25.2929 sq. metres.
Nonetheless, the proprietor, Haji Lal Muhammad, mentioned he would demand Rs 25 crore from the provincial authorities 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 home.
He mentioned it’s unjust on a part of the federal government to repair the speed 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 speed of 1 Marla land is above Rs 5 crore, he mentioned, including that he would demand Rs 25 crore by way of his lawyer from the authorities for the home.
“How can a 4 marla property be offered within the mentioned space for Rs 80 lakh?” he requested.
Earlier, the proprietor of the ancestral home of Bollywood actor Raj Kapoor demanded Rs 200 crore for the six marla (151.75 sq. metre) property in Peshawar. The federal government had mounted the speed of the property at Rs 1.50 crore.
Raj Kapoor’s ancestral residence, often known as Kapoor Haveli, is located within 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 had been born right here. The constructing, which is in shambles, has been declared a nationwide heritage by the provincial authorities. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister’s particular assistant on info Kamran Bangash mentioned final month that he’s hopeful that the provincial authorities would attain an amicable settlement with the homeowners of each the buildings for his or her buy to transform them into archaeological museums as each buildings have already been declared as nationwide heritage buildings.
In January, the provincial authorities authorised the discharge of Rs 2.35 crore to buy the ancestral homes of the 2 legendary actors positioned within the coronary heart of this metropolis.
The homeowners of the 2 buildings have made a number of makes an attempt previously to demolish them for developing industrial plazas in view of their prime location however all such strikes had been stopped because the archaeology division needed to protect them, protecting in view their historic significance.