Ujjain: Raze homes of developers who colonised Simhastha Mela area after 2016, orders collector

Houses of the colonies will also be demolished

FP News ServiceUpdated: Thursday, September 23, 2021, 01:13 AM IST
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A meeting of senior officials on removal of encroachments from the Simhatha Fair area underway in Ujjain on Wednesday | FP

Ujjain: The collector has ordered to demolish the houses of colonisers who developed colonies in Simhantha area after 2016. After demolishing the houses of illegal colonisers, the houses of the colonies will also be demolished.

Collector convened a meet of the officers in this regard on Wednesday, and gave a free hand to the officers to take action. The officials told the collector that encroachments have been found in the Mahakal temple area, Datta Akhara area and Bhookhimata area. Similarly, three hamlets of Bhairavgarh area and 17 houses have been found from Juna Somwariya to Piplinaka. Collector Asheesh Singh has asked to remove these encroachments immediately. In the meeting, instructions have also been given to identify and auction the properties of those who are involved in the chit fund company. The amount received from the auction will be given to the victims of fraud. SP Satyendra Kumar Shukla and Ujjain Municipal Corporation commissioner Anshul Gupta were present.

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