Faridabad: 5000 residents protest against demolition of colonies

Faridabad: Over 5000 residents of the colonies situated around the IAF sub-station held a 'Mahapanchayat' in Faridabad on Sunday to protest against the Punjab and Haryana High Court order for demolition of the houses within the 100 m radius of the installation.

The Mahapanchayat decided to put forward their argument in the high court on the issue.

The High Court, while hearing a PIL on February 3, ordered the administration to demolish the houses located within the 100 m radius of the station by March 31.

The administration was also ordered by the Court to submit to it a report on the implementation of it's order by April 1.

However, the residents of the colonies, who are living here for last 25 to 30 years, said they will do everything in their capacity to stop the demolition of their houses.