Mahavir Hospital was allotted three acres of land on a 30-year lease in March 1977. The hospital management has been seeking extension of the lease since the lease expired in 2007.ToI: Owaisis seek Mahavir Hospital land
The state government is planning to allot the three-acre land to Deccan College of Medical Sciences (DCMS) being run by Dar-us-Salam Educational Trust. The trust was started by the Owaisi family. "As per the agreement, the lease can be extended by another 30 years if the trust wants," Mahavir Memorial Trust secretary Girish Kumar Bhandari said.