Nagpur: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), along with Nagpur Improvement Trust, and Nagpur Municipal Corporation have removed encroachments on Tuesday to clear way for Pardi flyover project. With the fresh move, the project work may be accelerated.
The illegal structures were a major obstruction to the construction of the flyover, and needed to be demolished. In the process, the houses of Ganesh Mankar and 11 other individuals were razed. The houses belonged to Anand Kalash, Sushilabai Gerodia, Dillip Lalwani, Rashmi Chavre and others. To ensure peaceful anti-encroachment drive, 80 police personnel were deployed during the daylong drive.
Similarly, NMC’s enforcement squad removed illegal constructions in Dighori Square under Nehru Nagar zone. A similar action was carried out in Mahal area. Two truckloads of construction material dumped on footpaths were confiscated. These drives were conducted by assistant municipal commissioner Ashok Patil and enforcement inspector Sanjay Kamble.