Chandigarh: 30 slums, 4 godowns demolished in Raipur Kalan

Updated on Nov 20, 2022 12:11 AM IST

Estate office of Chandigarh administration said 30 slums and 4 godowns have been demolished by department on the border of Raipur Kalan and Baltana for which department was receiving complaints since long

The estate office of the Chandigarh administration conducted a special demolition drive in Raipur Kalan on Saturday and demolished around 30 slums and four godowns constructed illegally on agricultural land. (Sant Arora/ HT)
The estate office of the Chandigarh administration conducted a special demolition drive in Raipur Kalan on Saturday and demolished around 30 slums and four godowns constructed illegally on agricultural land. (Sant Arora/ HT)
By, Chandigarh

The estate office of the UT administration conducted a special demolition drive in Raipur Kalan on Saturday and demolished around 30 slums and four godowns constructed illegally on agricultural land. Heavy police force was deployed during the drive that started at 10 am and went on till 4 pm. The people living in the slums protested the demolition drive but police managed to control the situation. The estate office said these illegal constructions have been demolished by the department on the border of Raipur Kalan and Baltana for which the department was receiving complaints for a long time. The department had also conducted a survey of the location, which had revealed the illegal constructions.

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