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GDA to start sealing, demolition of illegal buildings tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

The (GDA) will launch a massive drive against illegally constructed buildings here from tomorrow even as it has so far demolished 27 such structures.

In the drive starting tomorrow, the GDA will seal and demolish the illegally constructed and dilapidated buildings, authority sources said.

of GDA and said 650 buildings have been identified and they would be sealed by the authority and Nagar Nigam by the end of this month.

Nobody will be spared who so ever he or she may be, she added.

This comes days after three Ghaziabad MLAs of the wrote to raising objection to GDA action and suggested the illegal buildings be made part of the 'Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna' instead of being torn down.

yesterday had told the media that the drive against illegal buildings will continue. Illegal is illegal, he had said.

The has identified such buildings and notices have been issued to the builders, Maheshwari said.

Two people were killed and eight others injured when a five-storey under-construction building collapsed in the Akash Nagar area here on July 22.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 20:50 IST