Hundreds of dwellers of Shivaji Nagar blocked the road with logs and burn tyres compelled the teams to return who went their to carry out a demolition drive.
Hundreds of dwellers of Shivaji Nagar residing in the reserve forest strongly irked over the demolition team headed by Sunny Singh, Assistant Commissioner ( AC ) here today. Mostly women and young girls and boys blocked the road with logs and burn tyres to stop the team to bulldozed illegal structures being built on the Right of Way (ROW) of the road.
As per a demolition order issued by district magistrate following massive encroachment at ROW of the road, the demolition team headed by Assistant Commissioner marched ahead with bulldozers, and adequate security but the way furious dwellers shouting and abusing against the DC and district administration compelled the team to went back.
“This is our land, we will die for it. If the administration finds these as illegal they should first dismantle other rampant structures coming out at various location of the township”, tells the women while charging the demolition team.
Some of them also complaint for not receiving any eviction notice from DC, however the AC clarified that when structure are illegally build question of notice does not arise? “We are not going to demolish any structure beyond ROW, the road along both sides of 7. 50 meters wide should be left free from encroachment for future widening of the road.
Today or tomorrow it has to be cleared by any means”, he spells out.
The team was also comprised of Forest officials, LRSO, Magistrate, Political interpreters and Gaonburas.