Demolition of llegal constructions every Wednesday in Mumbai’s Vasai-Virar
Mumbai’s Vasai-Virar : Flooded with complaints of mushrooming illegal constructions in Vasai-Virar, the municipality has undertaken a ‘once a week’ mega demolition drive.
On Wednesday an entire industrial area that had come up illegally in Pelhar, Vasai (east), was razed. The Mumbai’s Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation has now decided to have a mega demolition drive every Wednesday.
Municipal officers said that an area would be decided and the entire machinery would be diverted to demolish the structures. It included illegal industries and godowns that had come up at the cost of the environment, including natural water bodies.
On Wednesday, the civic squad razed massive illegal structures. The presence of a large police force ensured that the drive was peaceful, said an officer. On Thursday, cases were filed against builders accused of the illegal constructions.