Dharwad DC Nitesh Patil said that the Supreme Court and High Court of Karnataka have ordered to clear all the encroachments on footpath and road including religious monuments, government offices, and other buildings.
Dharwad DC has instructed the Tahsildar and Municipal Council members to conduct clearance drive rigorously. District administration will soon conduct a Footpath encroachment clearance drive near the Main market area and other areas of Dharwad city.
District Administration has already conducted Footpath encroachment clearance drives in Hubballi city, Annigeri, and Kundgol towns. They will soon conduct similar drives in other towns and villages. They have also requested to remove the encroachments before the administration starts clearing them.