CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): Chennai Metro has sent a land acquisition notice to Kamal Haasan’s production company Raaj Kamal Films International, for its Phase-2 metro project. Under this project around 120 stations worth around Rs 61,000 crore will be constructed.
According to the sources, a station under this project has to be built on Bharathi Dasan road, where the Raaj Kamal Films International’s office is also located. According to the sources, Raaj Kamal’s office said that a legal consultation is underway so as to decide how to proceed. Around 10 feet at the front of the office is marked in the metro project, they added.
The Chennai Metro Rail Limited has planned to construct a station in around 600 square feet of area. A notice has also been issued to other buildings in the area along with the production company. The planned station at Bharathi Dasan Road forms a part of the Phase II project, including the Light House to Poonamallee stretch of road.
Recently, the CMRL and Larsen & Toubro signed a contract for constructing a corridor from Nehru Nagar to Sholinganallur, at an estimated amount of Rs 1,021 crore, as part of the Phase II project. Under this, a 10-kilometre-long viaduct is to be constructed through 10 metro stations that will located at Nehru Nagar, Kandanchavadi, Perungudi, Thoraipakkam, Mettukuppam, PTC Colony, Okkiyampet, Karapakkam, Okkiyampet Thoraipakkam and Sholinganallur.