Eviction Drive: Around 160 Houses have been Demolished at Silsako Beel
CM Sarma announces to have largest Silsako Lake soon in Assam at Evicted area. The Eviction Drive is launches to deal with the artificial flood in Guwahati (metro) & to protect Biodiversity he added.
GUWAHATI, February 28: In order to deal with the problem of artificial flooding in Guwahati and to protect biodiversity, the Kamrup (metro) district administration launched an eviction drive at Silsako Beel on Monday. The eviction drive was carried out on 100 metres of land on both sides of the water channel that runs along the Silsako Beel.
Around 160 houses – from makeshift huts to concrete buildings – which had been built on encroached land, were razed to the ground. While some encroachers had vacated the land after getting a notice from the district administration, most of them refused to vacate, and today, their dwelling houses were destroyed during the eviction drive. Out of the 1,800 bighas of notified area of the Silsako Beel, around 1,000 bighas-1,200 bighas are under encroachment. And out of 453 houses built on encroached land at Silsako Beel, around 160 were demolished today.
On the press meet at Janata Bhawan premises Assam Chief Minister Dr.Sarma inform Media’s while sharing the design to construct Assam largest Silsako Lake very soon at VIP road area, where the eviction Drive took placed.