MC identifies 22 illegal colonies

MC identifies 22 illegal colonies

Illegal colonies in the Karnal on Wednesday.Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Karnal, January 13

As many as 22 illegal colonies have been identified in the Karnal Municipal Corporation (MC) limits. The authorities have issued an advisory to residents for not purchasing plots in these colonies.

The colony near Uttam Nagar in Phoosgarh, the area near Durga Colony, the colony behind Shelja mill on the Shekhpur Shuana road, a colony opposite JTPL on the Shekhpura Shuana road, the area of Karan Vihar opposite Kirpal Ashram, RK Puram part II near Mangalpur, the colony opposite Aviation Club on the Kunjpura road, Shaktipuram part-II behind Katabagh village, the colony near Baghpati on the Kailash road, a colony near Palm Residency on the Ranwar road, Ashok Vihar Extension opposite Madhuban, a colony opposite the new grain market, New Ramdev colony opposite the new grain market, Mangal Colony part-II on the Mandi road, Shashtri Nagar part-II, Anand Vihar part-II, Hakikat Nagar part-II, a colony near the Radha Soami Satsang Bhawan on the Kaithal road, a colony opposite the district jail, Sethi Colony near Saidpura village are among the illegal colonies declared by the MC.

Vikram Singh, Commissioner, MC, said they had initiated a demolition drive against the illegal colonies. He appealed the residents to inquire first before purchasing a plot in any colony in the city. “Buyers should verify about the colony before purchasing a plot,” said the Commissioner.

“We have constituted teams to prepare a list of the buildings which are being constructed without the approval from the MC. We have issued notices to 57 persons for construction without approval,” he said.

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