High drama was witnessed on Thursday during a demolition drive by the UT Estate Office and the Land Acquisition Office at Kishangarh. Chandigarh BJP president Sanjay Tandon,who went to the demolition drive along with several party workers,alleged that this was happening on the behest of the ruling Congress.
During the drive which started in the morning,the team demolished about 10 illegal warehouses which were constructed on the government land.
Meanwhile,an official of the Estate office said that the demolition drive was carried out peacefully in Kishangarh and a total of 10 illegal warehouses were demolished. The government land was acquired for the development of IT Park Phase III. The warehouses had been constructed by encroaching upon the government land.
No prior written notice was handed over to us in the shop. All of a sudden we saw bulldozers coming and no time was given to us to vacate the place, said Rajesh Kumar,who,with some others,used to make brooms at a property which was demolished.
No prior warning or information was given to us as two bulldozers razed the property at which we were working. We were not even allowed to vacate the place, said Kailash,who is an employee in one of the buildings which was demolished.