The BJP cadre set up around 20 flags on the roads around Royapuram to celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday.
The victim R Subhashri, riding a two-wheeler, lost balance and fell on the road after the hoarding crashed on her and she was run over by a water tanker that came from behind.
The court also directed the BBMP Commissioner to tell how many complaints were received during 2018 and 2019 in relation to illegal constructions and asked to initiate action.
In a major action on Wednesday, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation seized 13 vehicles parked illegally and 200 items which were found encroaching on roads and pavements.
But in the nine months before that, the corporation had complained against only 471 illegal banners.
The rule that stipulates hoardings must be placed 10 m away from roads and 100 m away from junctions is not followed in the city
One of the ad company owners said the board installed on the side of the road leading to Subhasri’s death could not be termed a hoarding.
Ever since the death of a 23-year-old techie in Chennai after a illegal hoarding fell on her, there has been a clampdown across State on banners and hoardings placed without permission.
The Bill proposed credible individual identification system and the prevention of “usurpation” of benefits of developmental schemes by those who are not entitled to.
After filing complaint, activist says he received a call from a partyman claiming that his hoardings are not ‘banners’
Two persons, including the owner of the house, were arrested and another managed to escape, the police said.
Adityanath said that the exercise was important for national security and would put an end to the suffering of the poor due to illegal immigration.
He was removing a 50-foot billboard on the same road, around 100 metres from where Subhasri had lost her life.
'I have sent legal notice to Chief Minister Raghubar Das and sought his public apology in seven days otherwise legal action will be initiated against him,' said Soren in a press conference.
Forest officials on Saturday arrested four persons and seized around 30 kg of live mud crabs from them.