Mumbai: Housing societies in Mumbai may continue to reel under non-repairment and this time it’s not due to lockdown but the elections to all housing society cooperative bodies in the city have been postponed. In May, the state Cabinet had postponed the elections indefinitely as at that time, the state government was struggling to fight COVID-19. Now a new notification has been issued in which the tenure of the present bodies have been extended to September. Also Read - Agra Lockdown Today News: Tough Measures to be Implemented, No Movement Within Taj City Till July 13; Number of Containment Zones Rises to 76 - Check Full List
But this extension is not applicable to societies where the Supreme Court has already ordered elections. Also Read - West Bengal Containment Zones: Find Full List of COVID Hotspots in Kolkata, Howrah, North 24 Parganas, Hooghly, Purulia, South 24 Parganas Here
According to reports, this will seriously hamper the development, repairment work in many societies which will become threatening at the onset of Monsoon. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Lockdown Latest News Today: 55-Hour Shutdown to Begin From 10 PM Tonight; Date, Time And List of Cities Under Strict Restrictions Here
There are around 65,000 housing societies in Mumbai.