Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Wednesday ordered officials concerned to take necessary steps to stop all unauthorized housing projects.
They would not allow any unauthorized housing projects in their area, he said.He gave the directive to the Chief Estate Officer and Zone-6 Executive Officer after visiting Fakirkhali area under DSCC Ward 75 as part of his weekly programme.
Earlier, he visited Dasherkandi, Trimohoni, Kayetpara, Ederkandi and some other areas.
“We have observed that some housing companies have grabbed land and are running projects without the permission of Dhaka South City Corporation. They are building houses in an unplanned manner,” he said.
The mayor said that people of the area are falling victim to realtors due to these projects.
“I have ordered our estate department and zonal executive officer to stop dredging activities. We’ll not allow them to continue and if needed we’ll confiscate their machinery,” said Taposh.
Among others, DSCC Chief Executive Officer ABM Amin Ullah Nuri, Chief Waste Management Badrul Amin, Chief Estate Officer Rasel Sabrin and Chief Engineer Zafor Ahmed accompanied the mayor.