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Over 3.96 lakh sqm of land cleared during anti-encroachment drive in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Over 3.96 lakh sqm of land has been cleared of encroachment, from both permanent and temporary structures, in the national capital as part of an anti-encroachment drive, the DDA said today.

The drive began late April and the actions were taken based on the recommendations of a (STF), which has DDA vice-chairman, to of Delhi, and commissioners of the three municipal corporations, among others as members.

Over 1.36 lakh sqm of land was cleared of encroachment from permanent structures while 2.6 lakh sqm was cleared of encroachment from temporary ones, the DDA said.

Also, 2,725 vehicles were impounded and 8,584 miscellaneous items seized during the drive, it said.

Roads spanning 973.22 km were also cleared of encroachment during the drive.

At least 4,411 structures, both temporary and permanent, were demolished by authorities in various parts of the national capital between April 27 and May 29 as part of an anti-encroachment drive, the DDA had earlier said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 21:45 IST
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