Local residents resist against demolition drive in Punjab

Location of Conflict

Amritsar

Amritsar

Region Classification

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Other Kind of Infrastructure

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Type of Land

Private

Type of Common Land

Non-Forest (Other than Grazing Land)

State

Punjab

Sector

Infrastructure

Starting Year

2018

People Affected
by Conflict

Investment Affected (in Crores)

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

Punjab and Haryana High Court (HC) in a response to PIL filed over the construction of illegal hotels around the golden temple, had instructed the Municipal Corporation (MC) of Amritsar to not approve any site plans of new construction. Following HC order MC demolished two structure and sealed four buildings to check illegal construction in the city. Besides this, another owner has been sent notice by MC to stop construction. The local residents resist the demolition drive by heavy machine as it might cause damage to adjoining buildings. However, officials said that concern of local residents was addressed and the demolition work was done with extreme care. The building near Gheo Mandi and Lalan Wali Gali, Mai Ratto wali Gali have been demolished.

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Municipal Corporation

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