New Delhi:Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that the residents of unauthorised colonies in Delhi will soon have ownership rights of their properties.Mr Kejriwal said that the Delhi government on Wednesday received a reply to the proposal it had sent to the Centre in November 2015. “The Centre has sent a very positive response. They are ready, and asked some questions which will be replied by us in a few days,” he said.The dream of residents in unauthorised colonies to have ownership rights of their properties will soon be realised,” he added.
Arvind Kejriwal, who was addressing a press conference to announce the “good news”, thanked the Central government for its approval.Registries of properties in 1,797 unauthorised colonies in Delhi will begin after Centre’s approval to Delhi government’s proposal,” he said, adding that there was no development in these unauthorised colonies. “There was no roads, sewer pipelines and drainage system. But, Delhi government stood beside them. We will spend or have already spent Rs. 6,000 crore to develop these colonies. This became possible as our government was committed to providing ownership rights to people,” he said.