Aam Aadmi Social gathering (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan and his supporters, who have been protesting in opposition to an anti-encroachment drive in south Delhi’s Madanpur Khadar space, have been detained on Thursday. Protests erupted within the space after Khan accused municipal company officers of demolishing the homes of the poor. Preliminary reviews recommend police are clearing the realm.
Delhi noticed an anti-encroachment drive in a number of components but once more on Thursday, days after bulldozers reached the Shaheen Bagh space – as soon as an epicentre of protests in opposition to the citizenship regulation or CAA. Amanatullah Khan was seen in Madanpur Khadar as he protested the motion by the civic physique.
Whereas the South Delhi Municipal Company (SDMC) eliminated unlawful and momentary buildings in Madanpur Khadar and Dhirsen Marg, the North Delhi Municipal Company (NDMC) took motion in Rohini and Karol Bagh.
The SDMC, NDMC and East Delhi Municipal Company, Delhi’s three municipal firms, are dominated by the BJP.
In Madanpur Khadar, the south civic physique is demolishing a constructing that they stated was constructed illegally.
The civic physique’s recent spherical of actions is a part of a collection of anti-encroachment drives by the civic our bodies since April-mid.
On April 16, unlawful buildings have been eliminated in Jahangirpuri. Within the following days, it was carried out in areas resembling New Mates Colony, Dwarka, Najafgarh and Lodhi Colony.
On Monday as properly, throughout a drive at Shaheen Bagh, Amantullah Khan had staged a protest and a criticism was registered in opposition to him for “obstructing” officers from finishing up the train.
In Madanpur Khadar, Khan stated the drive is in opposition to the poor and appealed to his supporters to succeed in Kanchan Kunj for the protest.
“The MCD is destroying homes of the poor in Kanchan Kunj of Madanpur Khadar. I’m reaching there all of you (supporters) must also attain there in order that the homes of the poor might be saved,” Khan stated in a tweet in Hindi earlier within the day.
(With inputs from PTI, ANI)