GURUGRAM: Haryana RERA order passed in favor of an aggrieved allottee ordering Ramprastha developers to refund the principal amount to the home buyer along with the interest rate for failing to give ownership of the flat and therefore break the terms and conditions accomplish between the two parties.
In July 2011, the complainant registered, who booked a unit in the SkYZ project in Sector 37C, approached the jurisdiction in December 2019, wishing to withdraw from the project and demanding a refund as the builder failed to give ownership on the final date, which was July 2014. The builders did not respond to queries sent by TOI.
Haryana RERA Orders to Refund Principal Amount
On Thursday, the order by the Gurugram bench of Haryana RERA that the promoter is responsible to the buyers wishing to remove from this project, without judging any other remedy available, is to refund the principal amount he received for the unit with the prescribed interest rate.
The order stated the interest amount has to be calculated from the date of payment till the actual date of refund of the amount within the period provided in rule 16 of the Haryana, 2017.
Allottee Authorized To Claim Compensation and Cost
The allottee will also be authorized to claim the compensation and cost as considered fit in terms of relief. Earlier in this matter, the Supreme Court had stated that the buyers are entitled to hold payment, and lawsuit charges and the litigation expenses shall be determined by the AO (Adjudicating office).
Thereby, for claiming compensation, the complainant may file a separate complaint before Adjudicating office under section 31, read with section 71 of the Act and rule 29 of the Rules.
In any situation, Haryana RERA goes by the rules and acts to decide any matter. The authority has to protect the interest of all the buyers or allottees. Said, Ashok Sangwan, member HRERA Gurugram.