Actor Rajinikanth right now stated it was a mistake to have approached the Madras High Court as a substitute of the Chennai Corporation to settle a property tax row involving a marriage corridor he owns. He additionally stated this expertise had come as a lesson.
The film veteran’s remark got here a day after he withdrew his petition from the Madras High Court asking it to restrain the civic authorities from imposing a positive over the Rs 6.5 lakh property tax levied on his marriage ceremony corridor. The courtroom advised the actor that he should have issued a reminder to the native physique earlier than coming to courtroom. It additionally warned of imposing prices for speeding to it for aid.
In a tweet composed in Tamil and posted right now, Mr Rajinikanth stated, “Raghavendra Mandapam property tax…we should have appealed to the corporation. The mistake could have been avoided. #Experience is a lesson.”
In his courtroom plea, the actor had claimed he had sought remission of property tax from Chennai Corporation, citing an absence of enterprise because of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. He had additionally demanded a refund of all advance funds made for the reason that nationwide lockdown imposed in March within the wake of the illness’s unfold. The film artiste stated he had approached the courtroom solely after the native civic physique failed to answer his enchantment.
Mr Rajinikanth’s plea had come amid an aggressive drive by Chennai Corporation to gather property tax from homeowners, a lot of who’ve stated that they do not have the cash to pay.
Meanwhile, the famous person right now paid your entire quantity of Rs 6.56 lakh levied as property tax.