On twenty fourth March 2023, the Public Works Department of the AAP govt in Delhi demolished the steps outdoors the under-construction headquarters of the Congress get together in Delhi, saying that it was encroaching on a footpath. This has come hours after Congress MP Rahul Gandhi was disqualified from his Lok Sabha membership owing to his conviction in a case of felony defamation by a courtroom in Surat.
A bulldozer arrived on the under-construction congress headquarters on Deendayal Upadhyay Road and demolished the steps. PWD officers stated that it was discovered that the steps have been encroaching on the footpath in the direction of the Deendayal Upadhyay Road.
Public Works Department at present carried out an anti-encroachment drive on the under-construction new headquarter of the Congress get together on DDU Marg in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/6qA4Q7rvpe
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“A PWD survey revealed that the stairs were encroaching a footpath, thus necessitating the demolition,” the PWD official who accompanied the demolition staff stated.
According to images, the demolished stairs led to a small single-story home in entrance of the primary constructing, most likely meant for safety or related goal, they usually weren’t related to the primary 6-story constructing. It will be clearly seen that the 5-step stairs have been constructed on the footpath. After the elimination of the steps in entrance of the construction, it’ll troublesome to entry the small construction from the street, they usually must make adjustments to it to make it accessible.
It is notable that though situated on Deen Dayal Upadhyay Road, the primary entrance of the Congress headquarters, named Indira Gandhi Bhawan, is on Kotla Road on the other aspect. The new Congress workplace can have two gates, which open on the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg on the south and the Kotla Road on the north. However, the get together has determined to make the Kotla Road entrance its most important gate, which will even function the official tackle of the get together, regardless that it’s narrower than the DDU street. Apparently, this has been carried out to keep away from getting related to the street named after the RSS ideologue, and in addition to have a unique tackle than the BJP headquarters.
At current, the Congress has its headquarters at a authorities bungalow on 29 Akbar Road in Delhi. The grand outdated get together was allotted land on the DDU Road a long time in the past to construct a everlasting headquarters, and whereas the development was began in 2009, it has not been accomplished but. The get together has been issued a number of notices to vacate the government home and transfer to the allotted everlasting location. At Present, BJP and AAP have their headquarters on Deendayal Upadhyay Road.
The BJP headquarter was inaugurated by PM Modi in February 2018. Prior to this, the get together’s headquarter was situated at a govt bungalow at 11 Ashoka Road.
Rahul Gandhi’s Lok Sabha membership has been disqualified at present. He was convicted by a Surat courtroom in Gujarat in a defamation case. He was sentenced to 2 years. Rahul Gandhi was an MP from Wayanad. Now, a bulldozer motion can be taken on the under-construction Congress headquarters.
This isn’t the primary time that an anti-encroachment drive is carried out at a political get together’s workplace. Earlier, a bulldozer motion was taken on the Aam Aadmi Party workplace on Deendayal Upadhyay Road. The solely distinction is that the get together itself had eliminated the unlawful building. In reality, the brand new workplace of AAP and Congress is located adjoining to one another. A number of days in the past, the Aam Aadmi Party demolished the porta cabin on the footpath outdoors the workplace after a discover was obtained from PWD.