Demolition continues on eighth day


In pursuance of orders of honorable High court, the exercise of demolition, identification of illegal encroachments and illegal constructions on footpaths, lanes and roads and sealing of illegal encroachments in Dehradun city by Mussoorie- Dehradun Development Authority, Municipal Corporation, Dehradun and district administration has been going on.

Additional Chief Secretary Om Prakash informed that on Sunday under the anti-encroachment drive, 20 illegal encroachments were demolished and 143 illegal encroachments were identified. Till date, a total of 815 illegal encroachments have been demolished, 2569 illegal encroachments identified and 75 buildings sealed in the anti-encroachment drive.

Additional Chief Secretary Om Prakash said that the work to demolish illegal encroachments, identification and sealing of such encroachments on public land has been going on speedily. The work of demolition, identification and sealing of buildings is being carried by anti-encroachment task force under its supervision and as per the rules. He said that some of the owners who had done encroachments are themselves demolishing the encroachments. He said that the action of lodging FIRs will be ensured against those persons who try to again encroach upon public land. He said that the administration is getting full public support in its anti-encroachment drive.


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