BHUBANESWAR: A joint team of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, Bhubaneswar Development Authority and Commissionerate Police on Thursday carried out an eviction drive on unauthorised constructions in Kharavel Nagar, Chandrasekharpur and Rasulgarh Square.
The joint team, led by BMC Zonal Deputy Commissioner Binay Kumar Dash, demolished a temple complex, 24 wooden cabins, 18 tin sheet extensions, nine advertisement boards and 16 stores of rag pickers in Kharavel Nagar.
Encroachments over road from Amber Square to PH Square near Hotel Hindustan International (HHI) were also evicted. Obstruction was removed from the newly-constructed public toilet at Rasulgarh Square facilitating entry of the citizens to use the facility.
Another team demolished a temple constructed illegally and freed nearly 2,500 square feet area near Joggers’ Park in Chandrasekharpur.The drive was undertaken as per a decision taken at the council meeting to go strong against the illegal occupants of government land.