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Massive eviction drive carried out at Boromboi Reserve Forest in Kamrup district

Forest personnel, with the help of civil and police administration of Kamrup district, carried out massive eviction drive at Boromboi Reserve Forest under Hajo constituency of Kamrup district on Wednesday.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Jun 2021 3:07 AM GMT

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RANGIA: Forest personnel, with the help of civil and police administration of Kamrup district, carried out massive eviction drive at Boromboi Reserve Forest under Hajo constituency of Kamrup district on Wednesday. According to Manju Rani Deka, District Information and Public Relation Officer, the drive started in the morning and continued for several hours in which 20 houses, allegedly built illegally in the reserved forest land, were demolished with the help of JCBs.

A posse of forest and security personnel stood guard as the illegal structures were demolished and forest lands cleared of encroachment. A senior forest official said that eviction drive would be intensified to clear the forest lands from encroachment in the coming days. "We will intensify our drive against encroachers to clear the forest lands in the coming days," said the official.

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