Updated 10 Jun 2022, 4:15 pm
A demolition drive was conducted to remove the illegal structures along the Indo-Burma road from Kakching Lamkhai to Kakching Chumnang on Friday as part of the drive against land encroachers.
The drive commenced on Saturday as per the public notice issued by Kakching district deputy commissioner Somorjit Salam on June 6.
Although houses were not included in the demolition drive, structures for shops, gardens and storages were demolished.
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The drive was attended by Kakching SDO Kherdananda Potsangbam, assistant survey and settlement officer H Ibohal Singh, Kakching Municipal Council executive engineer Naorem Ramchandra Singh.
Meanwhile, a statement issued by Kakching Khunnai Chaokhat hanba Lup (KKCL) president Jitesh Moirangthem stated that KKCL had submitted a memorandum to chief minister N Biren appealing for the necessary measures to be taken against the illegal land encroachers.
It stated that the lack of state lands for the establishment of developmental projects have hindered the development of the district. KKCL urged the chief minister and Kakching deputy commissioner to retrieve the state lands from the illegal land encroachers in order to establish government structures such as transport office, trade and commerce godown and employment exchange office.
First published:10 Jun 2022, 4:14 pm
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