While visiting South City Corporation’s Fakirkhali area of Ward No. 75 on Wednesday, DSCC Mayor Barrister Sheikh Taposh instructed the Regional Executive Officer and Property Officer to stop all "housing projects" lacking the proper clearances from the authorities in the Area No. 6 of South City.
Mayor Taposh said, "We have seen some housing companies are occupying land here without the permission of the Southern City Corporation. People are suffering for unplanned housing everywhere.”
"We have already instructed our property department. We have instructed the officials including our regional executive officer to stop dredging (excavation) here. Housing cannot be done here without permission. We will seize the vehicle, equipment and machineries of the organization if necessary."
As a part of the weekly inspection program, DSCC Mayor Taposh along with the officials of the organization visited Daserkandi, Balu Nadir Par, Kayetpara Bazar, Iderkandi and Fakirkhali areas from Trimohini Gudaraghat by boat. Later he visited the Fakirkhali area and talked to the locals. He spoke to the media reaching Trimohoni Bazaar at noon.