Karachi: Non-stop operation against encroachments in Garden area of the port city comes to end , after Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has started a clean-up drive on Tuesday (today).
Details tell that thousands of debris of more than 400 ships and other encroachments in the Karachi Zoo locality is being cleaned up from the city.
The teams of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation were assigned to clean up the whole city while few teams are city engaged in bulldozing the encroachments.
The operation is being conducted by KMC on the directives of Supreme court for a couple of weeks now. In the next phase of operation KMC is likely tpo bulldoze the encroachments inside the zoo in Karachi.
KMC had earlier given the notice to the shopkeepers of that areas to vacate the shops within one month, but the abruptly slashed the deadline for the demolitions of the shops.
The shopkeepers told that these shops were rented out to them in 1960 by Karachi Metropolitan Corporation which was under tenancy act. Recently, government cancelled the contract.