SMC Begins Eviction Drive on Government Land

Notices served on people who are in illegal possession of Govt quarters in Burla, Hirakud and Sambalpur.

Published: 05th April 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th April 2015 08:29 AM   |  A+A-

Govt Land

SAMBALPUR: The Sambalpur Municipal Corporation began eviction drive on 2.5 acres of Government land at Remed-Hirakud road, which was encroached upon by a businessman, on Saturday. Structures along the main road at Nayapada were demolished.

A team of workers from the Corporation, led by Assistant Commissioner Bijay Kulange, demolished portions of big structures over plots 1213 and 1225. The Assistant Commissioner said the civic body had issued notices regarding the encroachment and accordingly eviction was undertaken on Saturday. Structures of several banks were also demolished besides the temporary kiosks that were put on the road from Peer Baba Chowk to Nayapada.  

Kulange said the drive to evict encroachers from the Government land in prime locations would continue and notices have been served on 10 persons.

Earlier, the Hospital road was cleared of encroachments after demolition of as many as 57 structures.

Notices have also been served on people who are in illegal possession of Government quarters. While notices to vacate quarters have been issued against 17 persons in Burla, the number of such persons in Hirakud is 10 and four in Sambalpur.

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp