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Srinagar admin launches anti encroachment drive along historical water bodies

Last Updated on November 5, 2021 at 6:57 pm

As part of rejuvenation and restoration of historical Lake of Khushaal Sar, the District Administration Srinagar conducted a massive anti-encroachment drive in and along the banks of historical water circuit of Khushal Sar. 

The anti-encroachment drive was launched on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad during which a special anti-encroachment team headed by Tehsildar Eidgah, Ishfaq Ahmad Khan demolished several residential structures in Khushaal Sar and retrieved more than 20 kanals of water body in the Lake from illegal occupants.

This was the third such anti encroachment demolition drive in the last 3 months conducted by the concerned team undertaken for restoration of the historical water body in Srinagar district.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner has stated that such anti encroachment demolition drives will continue with more vigour in the future so that pristine glory of the historical water channel is restored in the larger public interest.