HindustanTimes Thu,27 Nov 2014

21-day notice to Mauli residents to vacate govt land

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, August 27, 2014
First Published: 11:31 IST(27/8/2014) | Last Updated: 11:34 IST(27/8/2014)

Chandigarh administration is set to remove over 100 houses illegally constructed on panchayat land in Mauli village. Owners of these illegal houses have been served with 21-day notice to vacate the land.

UT deputy commissioner-cum-estate officer said the administration intends to get the land encroached upon across the city vacated.

Earlier, the Chandigarh administration had razed Kuldeep Colony, Pandit Colony and Majdoor Colony. Last year, the administration razed Colony Number 5. Government figures showed that the Colony Number 5 had highest number of houses, 7,035, followed by Colony Number 4 with 5,185 houses.

The Chandigarh administration launched the Slum Rehabilitation Scheme for families scattered over 18 slums counted in 2006.

Two proposals for construction of 25,728 rehab flats, of which over 12,000 have been constructed and handed over. 

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