Srinagar, April 28: A massive demolition drive was launched by the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority under the supervision of Enforcement Officer in the area of Wangund Teilbal, Chandpora Harwan, Nishat Syed Colony, Lashkari Mohalla and Laam Braine in which 07 illegal constructions/structures were demolished including 04 double storey houses, one single storey, one concrete block and one shop which were raised to ground. During the demolition there was huge resistance at Wangund Teilbal by the public who gathered on spot and there was heavy stone pelting which resulted in law-n-order problem and in the process some of the police personnel, lady constable and officials of the LWDA including I/c supervisor Mehraj-Ud-d-Din Pendit were got injured. It is pertinent to mention here that amid Covid-19, when there is Lockdown everywhere the miscreants are taking undue advantage and indulging in illegal constructions but all such unscrupulous elements will not be allowed for any sort of violation and raising of illegal constructions.
Moreover, all the public residing within the LDA jurisdiction are once again informed that not to go for any sort of illegal constructions /encroachments. As the Enforcement wing will continue with demolition of illegal constructions. Moreover the Tripper/Load carrier owners are directed not to carry any type of illegal construction material in the prohibited area of Dal/ Nigeen Lake without proper permission from the concerned agencies.