PROTEST OVER SCHOOL ENCROACHMENT
A massive protest rally was taken out in the city on Thursday, opposing the alleged encroachment of property of Marathi School No.5 in Chavat Galli. A family has claimed ownership over the school property.
Hundreds of parents, students, School management and staff participated in the rally . some came with bullock carts and blocked the road for an hour. In a memorandum to the deputy commissioner, the protesters alleged that the land mafia has plans to grab the school’s property with co operation from officials of the city corporation. It said that the district administration must take action to protect the school property. The school has over 400 students. The agitators alleged that the city corporation is not filing a petition in the high court though it has valid documents of the school property.
Deputy Commissioner N Jayaram said that he is aware of the issue. A stay orders will be brought from the high court and action will be taken against officers allegedly hand-in glove with the land mafia, he assured parents.