DIBRUGARH, June 8 - The district administration on Wednesday applied the provisions of the Assam Land and Revenue Regulations to burn down as many as 75 houses on the bank of the Brahmaputra river to evict the illegal settlers here.
The district administration led by executive magistrate Dipu Deka conducted the destruction of the illegal structures between Laxminath Bezbaroa Children�s Park and the Paanchali stretch. The exercise was carried out in the presence of a huge police force and CRPF jawans.
It may be mentioned here that the district administration had evicted more than 80 families from the area on May 2 after destroying their houses using JCB but the families had reconstructed their houses again. The eviction team destroyed the reconstructed houses again on Tuesday but the unperturbed illegal settlers reconstructed them during Tuesday night.
Irked by the repeated violation, the administration had to invoke the provisions of the Assam Land and Revenue Regulations to destroy all the construction materials of the illegal settlers, said executive magistrate, Dipu Deka.