Eviction in GGP colony, 1.5km stretch cleared

Bhubaneswar, Sep 10: The Bhubaneswar Development authority (BDA),
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and General Administration department on
Wednesday cleared nearly 1.5km road by removing 35 unauthorized boundary walls,
25 extended structures, three commercial establishments, 13 cabins in GGP
colony canal road in a joint eviction drive.

However, the eviction of about other unauthorized structures could
not be carried out due to stiff resistance by the locals despite deployment of two
platoons of gents and one section of lady APR Forces.
The enforcement team consisting of BDA, BMC and GA department
officials reached the spot in morning and started clearing the eviction from the
entry point of GGP Colony i.e. from the Canal Road under the direct supervision
of BDA Enforcement Officer Debaprasad Dash.
Due to stiff resistance by the locals and sudden rain the
eviction drive could not be completed while the plan was to clear a minimum 50
ODA cases.
Sources said the remained encroachments will be demolished in
Among others, BDA Liaising Officer Subhransu Sekhar Mohanty
and Laxmisagar police station officials were present during the eviction drive.

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