After three days of standoff and protest, day four at Campa Cola compound was a subdued one.

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Officials disconnected electricity supply to illegal flats of Campa Cola compound. Pics/Sayed Sameer Abedi
Officials disconnected electricity supply to illegal flats of Campa Cola compound. Pics/Sayed Sameer Abedi

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As residents claimed that they have been assured that no irreversible damage will be done to their flats, the message seems to have reached the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities as well.

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When mid-day checked with the civic body, they seemed keen to work at a gradual pace, taking one step at a time. During Monday’s visit of the BMC to the compound, they managed to carry out the disconnection process of utilities smoothly.

About 55 electricity meters, three water connections and 14 gas supply connections were turned off. This was a critical task for the civic body, to identify the connections of illegal flats, as they could not afford cutting connections of legal residents.

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