New Delhi, 12th May 2022: The bulldozers of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) gathered on Thursday against encroachment and illegal construction in many areas of South Delhi including Madanpur Khadar. The Anti-encroachment campaign was also launched in Premnagar and Chand Nagar of Vishnu Garden.

The crowd gathered there, first chanted slogans against the Delhi Police and then pelted stones at the South Delhi Municipal Corporation team. AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, who is leading the local people protesting against the encroachment removal action, has been taken into custody by the Delhi Police.

Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amanatullah Khan, who reached the spot, said that the action of SDMC in Madanpur Khadar is illegal. During this, people also chanted slogans against MCD along with Delhi Police.

It has been reported that 12 people, including MLA Amanatullah Khan, have been detained by the police for allegedly throwing stones at the corporation workers in protest of the SDMC’s action.

Amanatullah Khan said that if people’s houses are saved by my arrest, then arrest me. Police have detained Amanatullah Khan, fearing that the law and order situation would deteriorate.
Meanwhile, the Delhi Police appealed to the crowd not to shout slogans, but after the arrival of Amanatullah Khan, the protest intensified and people chanted slogans for a long time.