India, March 18 -- After repeated complaints from the tribal community, NGOs and activists against the functioning of illegal establishments in Yeoor forest which is an eco-sensitive zone, the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) on Friday carried out demolition work of the unauthorised structures.

These establishments are not only illegal but turn out to be a nightmare for the indigenous people living in the forest as they had to deal with loud parties, rash driving and commotion.

One such illegal establishment was the Bombay Duck Hotel which sprawled across a 12,000 sq ft area and was demolished by the TMC on Friday. "We have initiated the demolition of illegal parts of this particular hotel after checking if they have all the permission...