Over 1,000 homeless as 215 slums demolished in Gujarat

Last Updated: Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 18:13

Vadodara: Over 1,000 people became
homeless after the municipal corporation here demolished 215
slums at Ektanar on the Ajwa road on the outskirt of the city
on Saturday.
The anti-encroachment squad of Vadodara Municipal
Corporation took the help of police in carrying out
demolition, sources in the corporation said.

The land is acquired for construction and widening of
the ring road upto the national highway passing through this
area.
The slum dwellers tried to resist the move but were
overpowered by the police.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 18:13

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