LAWDA demolishes illegal structures in old city areas

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Srinagar, Nov 6: The special demolition drive was launched by the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) through its Enforcement Wing on Tuesday in the area of Saidakadal Ashaibagh, Hazratbal and Rainawari in which 4 single storey structures and one room structure were demolished at Saidabagh Saidakadal, Haji Mohalla Karam Shah road, Abi Gurpora Rainawari and Hazratbal respectively, which were raised illegally by some miscreants in clear violation of High Court directions.
During the demolition there was resistance from the locals of the area especially from women folk but demolition squad continued with the demolition and raised structures were demolished.
Further, all the public residing within the LDA jurisdiction are hereby directed that not to go for any sort of illegal constructions/encroachments. As the Enforcement wing will continue with demolition of illegal construction moreover the Tipper/Load carried owners are directed not carry construction material in the prohibited area of Dal/Nigeen Lake without permission. (KNS)