On Thursday Gujarat High Court stayed illegal construction of palace in Shahibaugh. PIL was filed against Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Memorial Society which was making illegal addition in the palace. The PIL was filed by Umang Hutheesing, founder of Hutheesing Herirtage Foundation.
In his PIL he submitted that submitted that the historical building has been damaged with the illegal addition of extra rooms, elevator shafts and staircases. It has been submitted that additions and alterations, like galleries made of cement, are not congruent with the original design.