Under the anti-encroachment drive on Tuesday, 221 illegal encroachments were demolished and 291 illegal encroachments were identified. Out of these 74 illegal encroachments on Chakrata road and 147 illegal encroachments on Raipur road were demolished.
In pursuance of orders of honorable High court, the exercise of demolition, identification of illegal encroachments and illegal constructions on footpaths, lanes and roads for general public and sealing of illegal encroachments in Dehradun city by Mussoorie- Dehradun Development Authority, Municipal Corporation, Dehradun and district administration has been going on.
Additional Chief Secretary Om Prakash personally supervised the demolition work of illegal encroachments, sealing and identification on the ground. Om Prakash instructed that on the main roads where illegal encroachments have been removed, the work to shift the electricity poles should be done as per the norms immediately. Om Prakash asked the officials of the PWD department to remove the debris of the demolished illegal encroachments from the road so that general public do not face any inconvenience.