The Haware Builders and Developers have alleged that the action of demolishing two of their signboards at Vashi was politically motivated. In one its demolition drives, NMMC Encroachment Dept. brought down two of the advertisement boards erected by Haware Builders and Developers at plot 30A, and 30 of Vashi. Haware group has a total 6 such boards placed on chowks and dividers in Vashi and Nerul. Under its policy of permitting advertisements by private groups on gardens, chowks and dividers that the private party would maintain, Haware Group had erected 6 such boards on dividers and junctions they were maintaining. According to the Haware Group, they had invested 3, 00, 000 initially and later Rs. 25, 000 to maintain it every month. The Vice President – Marketing of Haware Group condemned the act of NMMC stating that they had paid for these boards. He alleged the administration’s action was politically motivated. With cameraperson Kala Jadhav, Shilpa Suryawanshi for NMTV news.