Warns traders to keep their belongings within their shops

Indore: The Indore Municipal Corporatiion (IMC) anti-encroachment team removed several obstructions between Khajrana Square and Pipliyapala Square on green belt after receiving orders from Mayor KM Moghe to clear the green belt of encroachments on Tuesday.

As per information, the Indore civic body team reached Khajrana Square by 11am and started its drive. A panic like situation prevailed for sometime in the locality as the IMC officials began the drive. Several encroachers tried to obstruct the removal drive but the officials handled the situation well and removed more than 90 huts and 15 kiosks (Gumti) from the green belt.

The departmental sources said that several encroachments were removed from the green belt area and encroachers were warned not to carry out any such encroachment in future. Some encroachers fled the scene with their belongings before the team reached there. The IMC team would visit the area once again to keep pressure on the encroachers so that they wouldn’t return to the place again.

It’s found that the IMC removal team also reached some major markets of the city and asked them to keep their belongings within their shops and do not encroach upon the roads here on Tuesday. The team may carry out removal drive anytime. As per information, the IMC removal team may carry out removal drive in city’s major markets including Pipli Bazaar, Bartan Bazaar, Kapda Bazaar and Rajwada. The removal team warned the traders that if they keep their goods, encroaching streets post the warning than the team may seize it.

It is found that IMC had received several complaints in the same regards and the passersby would hardly cross the narrow streets in the busy lanes of the markets. Following this, the higher officials at IMC directed the team to make a warning announcement on the same. A panic prevailed in the market post the announcements.

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