Pampore: Tehsil Administration Pampore on Tuesday launched an anti-encroachment drive and razed down many structures in Munpora village of Pampore area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The anti-encroachment drive was launched at Munpora village along Dusoo road. Officials told Kashmir Reader that the drive was launched on the direction of the Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer.
The team was headed by Tehsildar, Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din and included officers and officials from R and B department, J&K Police and others.
Talking to Kashmir Reader Tehsildar Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din told that the drive was launched to evict illegal constructions along Munpora -Dusoo road.
“Various persons had encroached up on the road and they were served notices time and again to evict but they didn’t pay any heed to our pleas which prompted us to launch the drive,” he said.
He added that around 26 structures including shops, cowsheds and walls were demolished. The Tehsildar also served notice to the encroachers to cut down trees of various kinds along the road.
“If they don’t cut the trees, they will be auctioned to free the road from illegal encroachments,” he said.
The villagers were warned to desist from such practices.