Chennai: Megastar Rajinikanth’s counsel has knowledgeable the Madras Excessive Court docket that they’d be withdrawing the writ petition difficult the Rs.6.5 lakh property tax imposed by the Chennai Company, upon the Raghavendra Marriage corridor that he owns.
The actor had approached the Court docket with regard to the Property tax demand made by the Better Chennai Company for the months April-September. The actor’s counsel had acknowledged that he had been often paying property tax for the wedding corridor and that the tax was final paid on February 14th.
His counsel had acknowledged that when the pandemic broke out and lockdown restrictions have been imposed by Central and State Authorities, Rajini’s marriage corridor had remained vacant and was not rented out since March 24th.
It was talked about that the actor had cancelled all bookings on the marriage corridor after March 24th (Lockdown 1) and even refunded the advance cash according to authorities directions. The actor acknowledged that he was entitled to emptiness remission on property tax and that he had despatched a discover on this regard to the Company on September 23rd and that there was no reply.
Responding to this, Justice Anita Sumanth warned the actor that prices could be imposed, for him having rushed to the Court docket, hardly ten days after he had despatched a discover to the Company. It was additionally added that the actor must have despatched a reminder to the civic physique.
Attorneys level out that in a number of circumstances, the Courts have uniformly held that a waiver of taxes can’t be sought. It’s also stated that cost of tax is obligatory regardless of pandemic or pure disasters.