The central zone of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation demolished 24 of the 93 structures identified for removal to facilitate widening of Road No. 13 in Banjara Hills in the city to 60 feet.
The road connects the arterial Road No. 1 and another important road, Road No. 12, in Banjara Hills, GHMC commissioner Somesh Kumar has said.
He said 20 structures were acquired by land acquisition proceedings and the other four were negotiated for building permission. The remaining structures also will be acquired under land acquisition process and demolished in a phased manner.
Additional commissioner (planning) D.Ronald Rose supervised the demolition work in which land acquisition officer Suryakala, city planner of central zone Khaleed Sarwar, executive engineer Venkata Ramana and other officials participated.