protection against the sanction which admittedly is illegal and in violation of building regulations,” the court said.
The court added that such acts affect various fundamental and constitutional rights of other persons. It also leads the common man to be convinced that laws are enforced only for the poor, while those having money power or knowing people in the power corridors can get anything done, the court said.
Amit Saxena, counsel for the petitioner, said, “Our grievance was that, by adding extra towers, the basic safety norms of the other building blocks were being compromised. Fire tenders could not cross between the two buildings. Besides, vital needs such as proper light and air were being blocked and the parking space was also being violated.”