Tral, July 22: Sub-District Tral administation facilitated R&B Department in a massive demolition drive from Kandistan Bilal Abad to Lorrow village passing through Diver, Kucmulla, Naadar and Lurgam villages.
The teams included revenue department under the supervision of Tehsildar Tral, Mr. G. R. Bhat, R&B under AEE Mr. Zahoor Ahmad and the contingent of Police and CRPF under SHO Tral Mr. Gulzar Ahmad. Officers from PHE Department also remained present during the day long demolition drive.
Tens of structures including Residential houses, Shops, Wallings and other structures were demolished during the drive in villages Tral-e-payeen, Diver, Kuchmulla, Naadar, Lurgam and Lorrow.
The demolition was carried out after illegal encroachers failed to remove the structures coming under the alignment of Tral-Wagad Road since last two years. Several notices were issued to the encroachers from last two years, besides summoning them to ADC Office on many occassions.
Pertinently, the road is a life line for more than 40 villages and thousands of people including students, patients and employees are suffering on daily basis.
People from all sections of the society have shown great satisfaction upon a much needed drive and hoped that work may be soon started on the road.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Tral Mr. S.A.Raina who was himself monitoring the whole drive, advised R&B Department that during the demolition, whatever structures have been demolished, the cases may be processed for compensation under procedure.
He while delivering a message requested the people to cooperate with administration and the executing agencies in developmental works, and in case they dont, administration shall follow the procedure come what may.
Earlier today, ADC Tral also visited Satoora and Gutroo villages and inspected the mecadamization work on Satoora-Syedabad-Batagund Road by PMGSY. He also resolved some pending issues on spot and asked the PMGSY Officers to complete the work as early as possible.