Till two days ago, the area which was illuminated by the name of the crowd of Mahakal temple, where the maximum crowd used to stay, to buy many things like necklaces, flowers, sweets-offerings, photographing, framing, T-shirts, where the crowd used to stay. That area is now completely plain.
Here JCB is tearing down walls one after the other. People have left the houses and shops. But those who are coming under the ambit of 70 meters of road widening, now their heartbeat has started increasing.
For the Mahakal temple expansion project, the administration has opened a new front from Thursday for the expansion in front of the temple. In the first phase, 11 houses are being removed to widen the 70 meter road from the temple. This action, which started on Thursday, continued on Friday as well. Even today, 200 police personnel were stationed here.
On Thursday, the administration had to face opposition from some shopkeepers, but on Friday, the house and shop owners themselves started demolishing their premises. Here, the Municipal Corporation had also installed its JCB. JCB started ploughing the area from 9 am. The corporation has also started the work of removing the debris from here.