BMC resumes demolition drive at Garib Nagar
In a first, charge handed over to an IAS officer under heavy police duty
ishing 2096 illegal structures in the region starting from Garib Nagar slum to the ones in front of Bandra Terminus ending at Mumbai airport compound, a senior civic officer told DNA. “We shall continue with our demolition drive with the help of police security. It’s a week-long demolition. We surveyed 326 structures in the shanties in Garib Nagar near the Tansa pipeline. Of them, 240 structures need to be demolished. Unfortunately, just 35 are eligible for alternate accommodation,” the officer said.