Families shifted to Suhagi during JMC’s drive

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 30 Sep 2018 10:05:26


Staff Reporter,

Continuing the drive to raze permanent structures situated on Madan Mahal hills, the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation along with district administration, on Saturday removed a number of permanent structures and shifted concerned families to houses in Suhagi.

Deputy Commissioner, Rakesh Ayachi informed that district administration and JMC dismantled 19 houses situated on Sharda Chowk-Madan Mahal fort route and shifted the families to houses in Panni Mohalla, Suhagi.

He said the anti-encroachment squad allotted houses to 42 families. Amongst the total 24 families were shifted to new houses. Ayachi said so far the civic body has razed over 100 houses and shifted over 150 families to houses in Suhagi and Brajmohan Nagar. He said the anti-encroachment squad on Saturday found another balancing rock, which was surrounded by encroachments.

He said the huge rock was out of the sight because of encroachments situated around the balancing rock. He said Collector, Chhavi Bhardwaj and Municipal Commissioner, Chandramauli Shukla have meanwhile directed the anti-encroachment department to continue the drive and evacuate people from the hills.

The Deputy Commissioner said the district administration along with JMC is carrying out the drive following the directions of the High Court to remove illegal permanent structures situated on Sharda Chowk-Madan Mahal fort route.
\The administration is conducting the drive to ensure proper conservation of historic monuments and heritage located on the hills of Madan Mahal. He informed that the Municipal Corporation would soon widen the road to 40 feet.