Officials of Badgaon tehsil had to face mass protest against anti-encroachment drive, where hundreds of villagers demonstrated outside tehsil office demanding Patta for their houses. [..]
An anti encroachment team that went to remove illegal hutments constructed on a government recognized pasture land returned without conducting the operation, as the residents requested for grace of 2 more days.
More than 200 houses are constructed illegally on the hillocks behind Vidya Bhawan, Ranigiri School at Badgaon.
After the orders of District Collector Vikas Bhale, a team led by SDM (Girwa) Pushpendra Singh went to clear the encroachment. A police team was also accompanied to control any law and order situation. [..]