landlord is not allowing to construct toilet


My parents are above 65 years and we are staying in chawl with common toilet facility. We have requested landlord to give permission to build toilet inside the house at our own cost, yet he has denied. What should we do?

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Do you have a valid and subsisting tenancy agreement with the land lord? If so, does the agreement state seeking permission to make alterations and putting up additional construction with the permission of the land lord? If so the same must be obtained in writing before doing so, then give a notice of your desire to put up a toilet at your own cost within the demised premises. If the landlord refuses, as he has done in your case, then proceed to file a civil case before the competent authority or civil court and seek permission from it based on your tenancy agreement.


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