Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, Might 14

After finishing up a demolition drive in practically 40-year-old Colony No. 4, the UT Administration has requested the residents of two extra slum clusters to take away their belongings from agricultural land inside every week.

An official mentioned a discover board was at present put up outdoors Shahpur and Maloya villages, asking the residents to vacate the land instantly. By way of the discover, residents of the areas have been knowledgeable that unauthorised constructions, jhuggis, and so on, raised on agricultural land on the periphery of Shahpur and Maloya villages are violations of the Punjab New Capital Periphery Management Act, 1952, and it’s ordered to take away their supplies from the location instantly, in any other case the Administration will take away the identical after one week from at present.

Earlier, residents of Sanjay Colony, Industrial Space, Part 1, had been requested to take away their belongings inside 21 days and residents of Janta Colony in Sector 25 had been directed to vacate the colony inside seven days.

The Administration had deliberate to demolish Janta Colony on Might 15, however the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom has stayed the demolition drive within the colony.

Amid tight safety, the UT Administration eliminated practically 2,500 unlawful buildings from Colony No. 4 in Industrial Space, Part 1, on Might 1. Greater than 2,000 police personnel and 10 government magistrates had been deputed to make sure a peaceable eviction of residents.

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