BJP leader's 'illegal' office razed in Varanasi society
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Varanasi : The district administration razed an unlawful structure at a housing society owned by a local BJP politician on Thursday. Women in the society had complained to the authorities about the BJP leader's unlawful construction and had also protested against it two days earlier. Satya Prakash Singh, alias Akhand Singh, the BJP's district unit vice president, was accused of encroaching on the land of the society. He had covertly gotten an unlawful structure constructed in the Varuna Enclave Society of Sikraul, which was demolished in the presence of police and authority officials, according to Parmanand Yadav, zonal officer of Varanasi Development Authority (VDA).
According to VDA vice chairman Isha Duhan, a room was unlawfully erected occupying a piece of the Varuna Enclave Society, and a complaint was filed with the authority in the first week of June. She stated that the authority's staff had gone to the site and evaluated the situation, following which orders for destruction were issued, citing the construction as unlawful.
The complainants claimed that the BJP politician opened his office where there was formerly a colony gate, claiming that during road expansion, the society's boundary wall had to be removed and that Akhand Singh thereafter established his office on the property that was unoccupied.
The women residents of the society stated the Yogi government's move against Shrikant Tyagi prompted them to protest the BJP politician. Authorities razed reportedly unlawful structures erected in a Noida society by Shrikant Tyagi, who claimed to be affiliated with the BJP, earlier this week. The party, on the other hand, has denied any association with him. Tyagi has been in the news when a video of him berating, assaulting, and shoving a lady went viral online during an argument over planting a palm tree within society, which the woman was objecting to.