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It's AAP vs BJP over illegal constructions in Delhi. An analysis | India News

It is AAP vs BJP over unlawful constructions in Delhi. An evaluation | Information

Unlawful constructions and encroachments have without end been plaguing the Capital, typically turning out to be a scorching political problem. Whereas the ruling Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP) ensures a slew of schemes for slum-dwellers, together with free water and electrical energy, the Municipal Company of Delhi (MCD) then again has been recurrently finishing up demolition of unlawful buildings.

Issues escalated in April this yr when the BJP-led MCD demolished a number of jhuggis in Jahangirpuri following violence over a Hanuman Jayanti procession. The demolition drive continued in lots of different areas, together with Mangolpuri, Najafgarh, Shaheen Bagh, New Associates Colony and Tughlakabad. Whereas the MCD claimed the drive had nothing to do with the violence and was a daily train, the AAP retorted again, saying most of Delhi would stop to exist if each unplanned construction is demolished.


Current Lok Sabha figures present companies recognized 57,014 unlawful constructions in Delhi from 2017 to July 2022. These companies embody the MCD, New Delhi Municipal Council and the Particular Job Pressure for Delhi Grasp Plan. On the similar time, 26,124 unlawful buildings had been demolished in the identical interval. The very best variety of encroachments (13,420) was recognized in 2019, whereas the best variety of demolitions (6,192) befell in 2018.

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