MEERUT, Nov. 21 -- In the ongoing drive against illegal constructions in Hapur and Muzaffarnagar, which come under National Capital Region ( NCR), the authorities concerned have razed many such constructions in the past one week. In Hapur, located barely 60 km from Delhi, teams of Hapur Pilakhua Development Authority (HPDA) have demolished illegal constructions in over 1.25 lakh square metre area in townships developed in different locations of the district.

Confirming that the demolition drive was going on as per the state government's policy against illegal constructions, vice-chairperson, HPDA, Archana Verma said Master Plan 2031 for an organised development of Hapur was in the process of being finalised.

Taking advantage of it, some p...