Ahmedabad: Gujarat's Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has given discover to at the very least 45 households residing in slums close to the newly constructed Motera Stadium to vacate the place earlier than the scheduled go to of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump on February 24. Although the authorities have denied any connection between this proposed excessive profile go to and the difficulty of notices, slum dwellers have questioned the timing of the transfer.
This step has been taken at a time when only a few days in the past the AMC began erecting a wall for allegedly masking the slums on the route by means of which the US President is more likely to go. <! –
The discover says, "You have encroached AMC land." In the following seven days, vacate this place with all of your belongings, in any other case departmental motion shall be taken to vacate it. If you must submit an utility, then it is best to give it until three pm on February 19.
These slums are situated alongside the street connecting Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar and are about one and a half kilometers from Motera Stadium. Slum-based Shailesh Bilwa claimed on Tuesday that AMC officers have come right here many instances within the final seven days. Daily wage laborer Dinesh Adwani questioned, "We have been residing right here for greater than a decade. We have by no means obtained a discover to vacate this place prior to now. Now why have we been given discover.
Adravani mentioned that he has been requested to vacate the slum by 18 February. Bilwa mentioned, "We are ready to evacuate but we need alternative accommodation, otherwise we will be forced to come on the sidewalk." We dwell right here with relations together with girls and youngsters. We request the federal government to present us various land the place we are able to dwell. ''
Meanwhile, AMC Deputy Estate Officer (Western Region) Chaitanya Shah mentioned that this discover has nothing to do with the scheduled 'Namaste Trump' program. Modi and Trump are going to deal with multiple lakh individuals on the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera on February 24 beneath 'Namaste Trump'. Trump can also be scheduled to take part in roadshows in Ahmedabad.