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Partner in the Real Estate Team at the Bengaluru office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Mridul advises developers, lenders, large corporates and investors on their legal requirements surrounding real property including acquisitions, land development, leasing, security creation, regulations around special economic zones, restrictions surrounding holding and acquisition of agricultural lands etc. He can be reached at

The disruption that Covid-19 has brought about is for everyone to see. Businesses across all sectors have been severely impacted due to the several versions on lockdown orders issued by the central and state governments from time to time.

Given that all enterprises continue to scamper to preserve cash and reduce costs, one of the major payouts that all businesses are actively trying to avoid or minimize exposure to is rental payouts. Two of the most obvious questions in this regard have been:

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