Jharsuguda: A massive illegal encroachment eviction drive had been started today by the Dist. Administration. This Drive is being as per the notice served to all the illegal encroachments done by the local shop owners on the road side. It was asked to remove all the illegal encroachments from the road side.

Today in presence of massive police force along with the Dist. Administration officials this drive had started from Sarbahal’s old railway crossing. According to the sources, this drive will be conducted till Bhurkhamunda Chowk. All the illegal shops constructed were been evicted and was brought down with the help of JCB.

As per the Executive Officer Mr. Sriniwas Rao “Notices were served to all the illegal encroachment shop owners several times but still they had not acted upon it for which the Dist. Administration today was forced to take this steps. This would help in simplifying traffic congestion which was main concern during the approaching festive season”

In this eviction drive, Tahsildar Mr. Rajendra Minz, Sub Collector Pradeep Barik, Executive Officer Municipality Mr. Srinivas Rao , Health Officer P. Biswas with SDPO Mr. Fagua Singh, IIC Uma Shankar Maharana along with several other officials were present in this eviction.