Amrapali buyers hold ‘funeral’ of their homes
Frustrated with the inordinate delay in getting possession of the houses they had invested in, the Amrapali homebuyers organised a funeral rally in Noida on Sunday.
Hundreds of homebuyers gathered to observe the “funeral” of the homes that were promised but not delivered. “Our patience has been tested. It is high time that the builder does something. Our dream has been shattered,” homebuyer Mannu Kumar said.
The Amrapali homebuyers have been protesting against the builder for almost a month now, demanding that they be given a date for possession of flats.
Starting from Sector 62 in Noida, the protesters marched towards the stadium. MP Mahesh Sharma and former MLA Vimla Batham, who were present at the stadium, left as soon as the homebuyers started trooping in. The two were present at the stadium for the ground breaking ceremony for Dussehra celebrations.
“The leaders present at the stadium vanished as soon as we reached. If ministers escape this way, who is going to assure us and hear our problems?” a buyer rued.
Another buyer, Sumit Swaroop, said: “People have been on a hunger strike and no one is paying any attention. That is why, we decided to do something different to make our voices heard at …read more