Now, Voting Rights For All Residents In Jal Vayu Vihar | Noida Information

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Noida: Round 1,800 “nominal” residents of Jal Vayu Vihar, who didn’t have voting rights, will now have the ability to take part within the society’s election after the UP Housing and Improvement Board (co-operative part) ended the 2 decade-monopoly of air power and naval officers within the space.
There are a complete of three,697 residents in Jal Vayu Vihar, one of many oldest residential colonies of Noida unfold throughout Sector 21 and 25.
Till not too long ago, about 1,875 residents referred to as “abnormal members” – all serving or retired Indian Air Power (IAF) and Indian Navy officers – had voting rights to take part and elect members of the Jal Vayu Vihar Sehkari Awas Samiti (JVSAS), accoriding to its bylaws.
The remaining group of residents, which additionally included serving or retired Military personnel, had been in opposition to their “nominal member” standing that didn’t give them the identical rights.
On June 2, extra housing commissioner Vinay Kumar Mishra of the UP Housing and Improvement Board dominated on a 2021 petition and allowed all members of the society to take part within the voting course of for JVSAS.
Manjul Thapliyal, a resident of the society and a member of the crew that was against the exclusion, mentioned he and his father Col (retd) KN Thapliyal had been amongst these initially allotted a home in Jal Vayu Vihar in 1994, however they had been nonetheless thought-about “nominal” members.
“With the most recent order, we’ve got managed to revive parity and dignity with the opposite group of residents,” Thapliyal advised TOI on Wednesday. Residents who had final yr threatened to cease paying upkeep expenses over the difficulty additionally welcomed the choice, saying that they had been handled as second-class residents in their very own society.
“It’s the much-awaited path and a win for all Jal Vayu Vihar residents,” mentioned Umesh Batra, who has been dwelling there for many years. Since 2016, a bit of residents has been in search of authorized cures to make sure inclusion within the voting course of. In 2021, the group approached the Housing Board over the matter.
On Wednesday, chairman of JVSAS and former air vice-marshal Pradeep Kumar mentioned the Samiti has acquired the letter to offer voting rights to all society residents and the formality can be accomplished quickly.
“A gathering of the administration committee might be referred to as now. After a discover, a gathering of all members might be referred to as and an modification within the bylaws can be made,” he mentioned.

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