Tensions prevail in Puri over demolition drive


By Our Correspondent

PURI: Tensions prevailed on Tuesday morning at Mocchi Sahi and Mahodadhi Market in pilgrimage city of Puri after the Municipal Corporation carried out demolition drive to bulldozed authorised constructions.

Sources said the Market Complex houses more than 60 small and medium scale  shops and a Cooperative Society.

It may be noted here that the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had felicitated families, those donated land for the development of Puri as World Heritage City.  

The drive has been carried out following a Court order. Security has been tightened while no major untoward incident reported till yet.


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