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Illegal religious structures to get demolished in Nagpur

Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is likely to demolish Illegal religious structures after getting directives from Supreme court. Illegal structures which disrupts smooth flow of traffic will be demolished. NMC has identified 1279 illegal religious structures of which it has decided to demolish 464 and fate of rest will be decided after receiving public opinion like suggestions and objections. Demolition of few structures might cause public outrage and make the situation tense so the decision to demolish them will be taken after getting public opinion.


Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is likely to demolish Illegal religious structures after getting directives from Supreme court. Illegal structures which disrupts smooth flow of traffic will be demolished. NMC has identified 1279 illegal religious structures of which it has decided to demolish 464 and fate of rest will be decided after receiving public opinion like suggestions and objections. Demolition of few structures might cause public outrage and make the situation tense so the decision to demolish them will be taken after getting public opinion.

Decision to demolish or relocate a religious structure will be taken so that the streets do not get clogged due to heavy traffic. A lot of traffic jams occurs due to these structures and sometimes it creates chaos during festive season. Few people build religious structures in the name of God for the purpose of encroachment and play with public sentiments for their own benefit. In the long run when no one notices they use it for their own benefit and interest.

Supreme court has directed civic bodies including NMC to check growth of illegal religious structures. After anti encroachment drive next drive of NMC is to demolish or relocate illegal religious structures.

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