Indore: Continuing their crackdown on cattle rearers in the city, a joint team of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) and police on Tuesday demolished nine illegally constructed structures, including houses and cattle sheds, in Sadar Bazaar police station area amid protest by women residents.
IMC removal gang accompanied by police force reached in Sadar Bazaar police station area and carried out demolition drive in different pockets under this police station.
“We demolished five houses, including two three-storey buildings, three cattle sheds and one fodder shop. Total nine structures were demolished in the drive carried out on Tuesday,” said deputy municipal commissioner Mahendra Singh Chouhan.
The removal gang had tough times while knocking down a three-storey building in Kandilpura area. The building was located in a narrow lane and protest by women residents made the IMC employees struggle hard.
Besides, houses of Sandeep Yadav of Bakshibagh, Shankar Yadav of Kamathipura, fodder shop of Radhe Yadav, Anil Yadav Chhepabakhal and Deepak Rathore of Malhar Paltan were knocked down by the removal gang. Armed with two poclain, two JCB machines, a team of 200 IMC employees accompanied by 100 policemen carried out the drive on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, cattle rearers met municipal commissioner Manish Singh and requested him stop the drive promising him that they will comply with the norms laid down by the IMC. But Singh said that the drive would stop only after the last illegal structure in the municipal limit is demolished.
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