Kaithal, May 23 UNI | 2 months ago

In view of the directions issued by the Supreme Court, the district deputy commissioner's office has directed the officials not to allow the construction of any religious structure on government land and also urged them to take steps to demolish the illegal religious structures on government.

Deputy commissioner's N K Solanki, said if any official was found to help in saving such structures from demolition strict action will be taken against him for violating top court directions.

While reviewing the execution of development works and implementation of welfare schemes announced by the government at a meeting held here today, he said no religion allowed the construction of any illegal religious structure at any place in violation of law.

Howeverit, had come to notice that number of religious structures come up on road sides ,near canals, drains and at other places.

Such illegal constructions cause obstruction in the flow of normal traffic and at times cause lot of inconvenience to the public hence these need to be removed.

Officials of concerned departments under whose jurisdiction such illegal constructions fall should act and demolish such structures.

He directed officials to speedily execute development projects so that the benefits could reach the people. Eighty one per cent population out of total 10,74,304 in Kaithal district had been registered and provided Adhar cards and steps were being taken to register rest of nineteen percent population at the earliest.

He stressed upon the need to ensure construction of individual toilets in all houses. The ADC Arvind Malhan gave details of MANREGS and other schemes being implemented in various parts of the district.

(Posted on 23-05-2014)