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Fraud Contractor for construction of my house

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I had a contract with a civil contractor for building the roof of my house with 14 pillars. The amount estimated was 5 lakh 21 thousand rupees, which included 5000 KG of steel, 300 bags of cement and some more material required for the construction including labour. The area is around 1400 sq mtrs. And when I saw the construction work, The material used was not really that much. He just used about 3000 kg of steel and 150 bags of cement (overall bad construction too). I have paid the whole amount and he just constructed 12 pillars on 1050 sq mtrs of area. Now he is demanding more 85 thousands Rupees to continue the work and to construct those two pillars and the roof on those pillars. The construction work he did is not good too. The steel (sariya) of roof and pillars is peeping out. I am not at all satisfied with whatever he have done I really need your help. Can you just let me know, If I register a complaint in consumer court then the court will find out how much material did he use and the quality of construction he did? Also what do you suggest me to do?

COMPLAINT AGAINST BUILDER

Yes, you can file a complaint in a Consumer court for deficiency in service as per the Consumer Protection Act 1986. You are advised to get the building under construction, surveyed by a qualified architect to bring out following discrepancies and cost of rectifying the same: 1. Deviation from agreed type of construction in number of pillars, area to be covered,quality of material to be used etc. 2. How much cost would have been reasonable if the work had been done to the agreed specifications? 3. Cost of survey? You must have documentary proof to be admissible in a court. Before filing a Complaint you are also required to give a Notice to the Builder to pay compensation to bring the Building to the earlier agreed standard or rectify the shortcomings. you have to give him time to reply, telling him that the extra demand from is unjustified. When you file the Complaint you can pray for Compensation for mental agony and harassment caused to you. You can claim costs too. Mean while, you are advised to go through the Act and consult an advocate besides the Architect. You may also find the nearest District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum and fees to be paid and mode of payment i.e. Banker's cheque etc.

COMPLAINT AGAINST BUILDER

Yes, you can file a complaint in a Consumer court for deficiency in service as per the Consumer Protection Act 1986. You are advised to get the building under construction, surveyed by a qualified architect to bring out following discrepancies and cost of rectifying the same: 1. Deviation from agreed type of construction in number of pillars, area to be covered,quality of material to be used etc. 2. How much cost would have been reasonable if the work had been done to the agreed specifications? 3. Cost of survey? You must have documentary proof to be admissible in a court. Before filing a Complaint you are also required to give a Notice to the Builder to pay compensation to bring the Building to the earlier agreed standard or rectify the shortcomings. you have to give him time to reply, telling him that the extra demand from is unjustified. When you file the Complaint you can pray for Compensation for mental agony and harassment caused to you. You can claim costs too. Mean while, you are advised to go through the Act and consult an advocate besides the Architect. You may also find the nearest District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum and fees to be paid and mode of payment i.e. Banker's cheque etc.

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