B KATHA OR B FORM IN BBMP LIMITS


THE BBMP IS ISSUING` B` FORMS OR( B) KATHA AS IS GENERALLY CALLED IS JUST A FORM CREATED UNDER THE 2008, TAXATION RULE, WHICH WILL NOT CONFER ANY RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST ON THE HOLDER.  AN ENTRY IN THE REGISTER OF TAXES WILL BE MADE UPON PAYMENT OF TAXES AND THIS FORM IS ISSUED. THIS IS ISSUED TO FACILITATE THE SALES OF PROPERTIES, WHICH HAD LONG BEEN STOPPED.  AS THERE WERE NUMEROUS APPEALS AND PUBLIC OUTCRY FOR HAVING BANNED THE REGISTRATION OF SUCH PROPERTIES, THE GOVERNMENT RELAXED THE NORMS AND ISSUING `B` FORMS.

IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT FAKE `B` FORMS ARE IN CIRCULATION. IN ONE SUCH CASE, THE SR REFERRED IT TO THE BBMP REVENUE OFFICER TO CONFIRM IT AS ORIGINAL BEFORE REGISTERING THE PROPERTY.