Violent demonstration against encroachment drive in Porbandar, police fired tear gas shells

Violent protests continue in Gujarat’s Porbandar against the anti-encroachment drive. Protesters took to the streets on Tuesday against this demolition drive continued by the administration.

Violent demonstration against encroachment removal campaign in Porbandar

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Of Gujarat porbandar Violent demonstrations are continuing against the anti-encroachment drive in Protesters took to the streets on Tuesday against this demolition drive continued by the administration. After this, the police had to use tear gas to disperse the crowd. Police said that the anti-encroachment drive is going on in some areas of Gujarat for the last 3-4 days. These include some areas of Devbhoomi Dwarka, Porbandar and Gir Somnath.

Apart from this, this campaign was also carried out in the coastal region of Saurashtra. People are against this campaign. At the same time, in the last few days, many places including shops, houses, dargahs and majhars have been vandalized in Porbandar. There is a lot of resentment among the people against this sabotage. On the other hand, in this regard, the district administration says that only illegal structures have been demolished in these areas.

situation now under control

Porbandar District Collector AM Sharma said, ‘The situation is now under control. There was some protest from the local people regarding the sabotage operation but the situation was well controlled by the police. No major untoward incident has taken place and eight illegal structures have been demolished. Two days ago, the anti-encroachment drive was launched in Gir-Somnath district.

On October 2, the police demolished 12 illegal structures in Vadodara Jala village of Sutrapada taluka. At the same time, the police had recently seized drugs worth ₹ 5 crore from this area. In order to curb such activities in future, the revenue department and police department have demolished illegal structures.

Communal tension continues in Vadodara

On the other hand, communal tension continues in Vadodara, Gujarat. There was a ruckus here over the installation of a religious flag on an electric pole located near a temple. People on the other side opposed it. After this a situation of tension arose here. The police have arrested about 40 people in the case. While the rest are being identified. In this case, the police have registered a case against 43 people on the basis of both the sides. In view of the situation, the police has deployed a large number of police forces on the spot. This incident is from Savli town of Vadodara district.


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