Motiwalla’s mission

A fresh controversy has broken out over the occupation and usage of the Ghaswalla Bungalow in Poona
Farrokh Jijina

The status of the Ghaswalla Bungalow (GB) and outhouses situated in Poona’s Wanowrie Bazar has become a focal point of community controversy, a police inquiry and possibly another property court battle. The 1.6-acre complex in the Cantonment area of the bustling Deccan Plateau city shot into prominence when Poona Parsee Panchayat (PPP) vice chairman Yezdi Motiwalla raised the issue in a video taken at the premises and uploaded it on WhatsApp this mid-August. He alleged that Dorabjee and Company that had been given the bungalow on rent had encroached upon the "courtyard” which Motiwalla claimed vested with the PPP. He......

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Apparently dorabjees have filed a defamation case against Mr. Motiwalla and trustees of PPP for having tarnished his name on social media. The court had sent them a show cause notice as to why the case should not be filed against them.
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