Jammu and Kashmir
Yesterday in the late hours of night the Jammu Municipal Corporation demolished four khokhas without giving any notice to the owners.
The owners while talking to the U4UVoice reporter mentioned that these shops have been here from past 30-40 years and they were even paying the rent on monthly basis.
On Tuesday morning JMC officials visited the site and in the name of clearing the garbage from the area ordered demolition of trees without any clearance from the forest or other departments. Following which the bulldozer crumbled three Khokhas down near parade ground on Tuesday.
An eyewitness said that, in 1984 when the fire broke down in this part of Jammu, the high court then ordered alottment these Khokhas to them.