Civic authorities in Lucknow have reportedly served notices on occupants of over 1,300 illegal structures positioned in the catchment areas of the Kukrail river in the town. Furthermore, they’ve recognized 2,500 such constructions that managed to return up with out coming to the authorities’ discover in these areas.
An official in the district administration stated the authorities wakened when the state authorities determined to take up river beautification and shift the Lucknow Zoo to the Kukrail area. “In a survey carried out by the Lucknow Municipal Company and the Lucknow Growth Authority, 2,500 constructions had been discovered to have illegally come up, and notices had been served on 1,300 of them by the LMC alone. The LDA has issued demolition notices to 85.”
The official noticed that had the authorities been alert from the beginning then the encroachers may by no means have constructed their everlasting buildings.
Confirming that the motion was being taken on the encroachers, an official of the LMC stated: “The beautification of the Kukrail river is below progress. A survey of the banks of the river was carried out. The Municipal Company had discovered about 2500 illegal encroachments in the survey. Of those, the Municipal Company has issued notices to about 1300. They are going to be eliminated.”
LDA officers, in the meantime, stated after a month of the discover interval the authority would launch a drive to raze the recognized illegal structures.
In the meantime, most of the encroachers stated they’d invested an enormous sum in the development works and had even been paying their taxes. They had been additionally given energy connections. However now they’re being requested to go away.