Delhi Civic Body’s Full Statement On Controversial Anti-Encroachment Drive – What We Know!

Delhi Civic Body

Individuals carrying their belongings after the anti-encroachment drive

New Delhi:

The North Delhi Municipal Company carried out an anti-encroachment drive in violence-hit Jahangirpuri which was stopped on a Supreme Courtroom order. Bulldozers tore down a number of concrete and short-term buildings near a mosque in Jahangirpuri as a part of an anti-encroachment drive by the BJP-ruled civic physique, days after the northwest Delhi neighbourhood was rocked by communal violence.

The company has now issued an announcement on eradicating the unlawful encroachment:

North Delhi Municipal Company at the moment eliminated short-term encroachments from Jahangir Puri with the assistance of native police. Officers of North DMC eliminated short-term kiosks on the pavement, ramps with the assistance of seven JCB/Bulldozers. Through the encroachment elimination drive 8 vehicles and 4 mini tata ace had been deployed together with a manpower of 70-80 and officers of North DMC and adequate police drive.

About two kilometre of highway close to Kushal cinema had been cleared from encroachment, 25 gadgets had been seized and 20 tonnes of rubbish had been lifted.

The encroachment was eliminated by the Licensing Division, Engineering Division, Enforcement cell and Well being Division of Civil Traces as a joint crew.

The above motion is an try and clear pedestrian walkways and roads from encroachments to ease the site visitors and pedestrian motion .

In addition to above, two encroachment drives had been performed in Jahangir Puri space within the month of February i.e 02.02.2022 and 17.02.2022 and one in month of April i.e eleventh April 2022 to take away unlawful possession in the identical space.

Through the encroachment elimination drive on 02.02.2022 from prayas to kushal cinema highway & environment approx 1850 sqm short-term encroachment had been eliminated and three gadgets had been seized. On 17.02.2022 at BC Block Jahangir puri and surrounding space approx 1500 sqm space had been cleaned from short-term encroachment and 15 gadgets had been seized. Encroachment elimination drive on 11.04.2022 from BC Block Jahangir puri & surrounding space approx 1800 sqm short-term encroachment had been eliminated and 13 gadgets had been seized.

Such encroachment elimination drives on public roads is finished commonly in all wards /Zones by North DMC with/with out discover underneath part 321/322/323/325 of the MCD Act, 1957 with prior intimation to native police.

North Delhi Mayor, Mr. Raja Iqbal Singh stated that encroachment elimination drive is a routine strategy of North Delhi Municipal Company.

Commissioner North DMC, Mr. Sanjay Goel stated that through the month of January approx-55, in February-62, in March-52 and in April approx 40 encroachment elimination drives carried out by North Delhi Municipal Company in varied zones.