Multiple protests by homebuyers across Noida
NOIDA: Irked by the delay in handing over of flats and upset over being ignored by the government for the past several years, hundreds of homebuyers of various projects under Amrapali builders' in Greater Noida West staged a protest at Noida Extension roundabout on Sunday morning.
Homebuyers of projects such as Amrapali Golf homes, Centurian Park, Verona Heights and Dream Valley gathered in large numbers under the banner of Noida Extension Flat Owner's Welfare Association (NEFOWA), raising slogans against the builder and authorities.
"For the past many years, homebuyers have been running from pillar to post submitting various complaints and memorandums including to the PMO, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, MLA of Noida, CEO's of both Noida and Greater Noida authorities and have also filed cases with the EOW (Economic Offence Wing) and NCDRC (National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission). Yet, no agency so far has come forward to resolve the issue,s" said Indrish Gupta, Co-founder, NEFOWA.
Another protest on Sunday was led by homebuyers of IRIDIA in Sector-86. The agitation began from Rajnigandha Chowk till the District Magistrate Residence in Noida, Sector-27, where they submitted a memorandum for Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath through Noida District Magistrate.
Samajwadi Party leader Sunil Chaudhary also joined the protest.
The IRIDIA project, launched in 2012, has been in limbo since September 2014.
Meanwhile, the indefinite time protest by homebuyers of Amrapali group outside the builder's office in Sector-62 continued for the consecutive 44th day on Sunday.
"It has been more than a month now in our continuous protest against the builder. But nothing concrete has been promised to us. We are forced to leave our offices and family alone at home to come and sit at the protesting site" said a protestor.