Anit-mafia drive in Indore: Illegal structures on Gutkeshwar Mahadev Temple in Pipliyarao area demolished

IMC had also served notices to some house owners who built residential buildings on plots sold by land mafias. They were told to vacate buildings within 15 days and take their refund from the persons who sold plots to them.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Monday, September 27, 2021, 11:42 AM IST
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Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Continuing its crackdown on land mafias, Indore Municipal Corporation demolished structures built illegally on encroached temple’s land and its adjacent land in Pipliyarao area on Monday morning.

Armed with JCB and poclain machines, removal gang of IMC reached Pipliyarao area where land mafias had encroached upon a major portion of Gutkeshwar Mahadev Temple.

Land mafias had captured 1.2630 hectare of temple’s land worth about Rs 5 crore. They had cut plots on the grabbed land and sold the same to citizens. Seven buildings were erected on the land which were demolished.

IMC had also served notices to some house owners who built residential building on plots sold by land mafias. They were told to vacate buildings within 15 days and take their refund from the persons sold plots to them. IMC was suggested aggrieved house owners to lodge complaint against the people who sold them plots illegal.

Besides, IMC is lodging a police complaint against a coloniser who had developed an illegal colony on 1.187 hectare of land located adjacent to the temple.

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