Festivities end, evacuation drives to recommence
Administrative and civic authorities will be back evacuating illegal structures across the city as Diwali festive season ends.It was in consideration of the festival that various departments had put their evacuation drives on hold.
The issue of Shastri Nagar graveyard is on the priority list of district administration, while JDA will be back evacuating encroachments along roads and highways.
A decision on the proprietary of land to be evacuated from illegal constructions adjoining Shastri Nagar graveyard is pending at the state government level. Even as the high court has ordered for evacuation of the encroachments, the drive is on hold, awaiting a decision on the issue of land ownership. The district administration and concerned parties were reportedly asked to submit the survey details after Diwali.
Meanwhile, also the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) is expected to recommence its drive against illegal encroachments along the city roads. “The illegal encroachments along highways have been issued public notice of a month to voluntarily vacate the green belt strip along highways, even as there is still couple of weeks left on deadline, efforts will be initiated to develop consensus on the issue,” said a senior JDA officer.
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