It has been nearly two years since they have not been given the khatas, thus preventing many owners from carrying out construction works on their sites, and causing them much financial strain.
Coming down heavily on BDA for not taking possession of land in the layout as directed by it, the apex court directed it to speed up the acquisition process and submit a report in a fortnight.
The billing would be made annually, along with the property tax charges levied annually and has been done in the recently issued bill.
The Authority has enlisted the assistance of a Mumbai-based expert to arrest the foam in Bellandur lake.
There is more to the Bellandur lake fire than meets the eye, say sources in the Bangalore Development Authority and Bengaluru Development Ministry.