The drive against Karachi circular railway anti encroachment will start from Tuesday (today).
Karachi circular railway anti encroachment operation will begin from today. However, in the first phase, furniture market at Liaquatabad and Gharibabad on railway track will be bulldozed.
Yesterday, the district and railway administration officials visited the Gharibabad railway track to monitor the anti encroachment operation. However, on the arrival of officials, different illegally built shop owners cleared the area themselves.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Wasimuddin talked to media after reviewing illegal encroachments on the railway land.He said that they have just come to issue a warning to those who have set-up illegal stores and from Tuesday they’ll start to bulldoze the encroachments
There are illegal encroachments on at least 10 points of Karachi circular railway. In addition, illegal houses are also built near railway track on specific points. However, the land is also being utilized for parking purposes.
Anti encroachment operation was also done on Super Highway that connects Hyderabad and Karachi. However, signboards, billboards, and other settlements were removed from the site.