The town planning team of Zone D was stopped by various political leaders from carrying out demolition drives in the city and work had to be stopped midway at many places on Monday.
Congress MLA Bharat Bhushan Ashu stopped the work at Kochar market while Congress councillors Balkar Singh and Gurpreet Gogi stopped the MC team from removing encroachments at Ghumar Mandi where an illegal building was being built near Dhoda Sweets.
BJP leader Sunil Moudgill interfered in the demolition drive in front of Kaali Mata Mandir while ex-MLA BJP Rajinder Bhandari called up ATP Rajinder Sharma to stop the demolition midway.
Confirming the developments,Sharma said,We informed the commissioner and additional commissioner Davinder Singh who told us to come back and give a written report of all incidents. Eight demolition drives were conducted successfully and the rest were stopped midway.
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