Raipur: Bilaspur Municipal Corporation is all geared up to take strict action against illegal plotting and unauthorized construction on government land. A list of about 94 land mafias have been prepared by the corporation and strict action will be taken against them.
With the expansion of Bilaspur municipal corporation area the builders are allegedly doing registry of plots without any layout or diversion on agricultural land mainly in the newly added villages including Mopka, Chilhati, Sakri, and Tifra. As per the directions of the state government the Bilaspur Municipal Corporation has started taking action against illegal plotting on government land by preparing a list of people indulged in this illegal work. Besides, directions have been given to officials concerned to register FIR against the people concerned as per the law, the officials said.
Bilaspur municipal corporation commissioner Prabhakar Pandey confirmed that the corporation has received a list of 94 people indulged in illegal plotting. Action is being taken against them as per rules. FIR will also be lodged as per the law if required.
Bilaspur MLA Shailesh Pandey also raised his voice over the matter and asked the authorities concerned to take strict action in the matter. “I have asked SDM and Tehsildar to prepare a list of land mafias and make it viral to warn and aware citizens about these people due to which the common people suffer a lot. Strict action will be taken against these land mafias”, he said.