SRINAGAR, MAY 20, KDC: The Enforcement Wing of Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) in its continuous drive to stop the menace of illegal construction, today carried out a demolition drive at Ranger Stop and Saida Kadal.
During the drive a single storey house at Nageen, six shops at Ranger Stop at Saida Kadal and two single storey houses partly at Saida Kadal and 2nd storey of the house at Jogi Lanker was demolished under the supervision of Enforcement Officer, LDA.
It was given out that the violators are taking advantage of the Covid lockdown and continue with the raising of illegal structures. However, the Enforcement Wing despite the lockdown has been trying its best to stop this menace.
The Vice Chairman, LDA has appealed to the people living within the jurisdiction of the Authority not to take any illegal construction in the prohibited area and warn stern action against the violators as warranted under law.
He also appealed to the people who want to construct their houses in permissible areas to apply before the Authority for building permission and desist from raising without permissions. (KDC)