Mayor warns encroachers of water bodies
Hyderabad: Mayor Bontu Rammohan has warned that stern action would be taken against those who construct structures illegally on the beds and shores of lakes and water bodies. The mayor visited lakes at Bowenpally and Hasmatpet in Secunderabad along with GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy and Kukatpally MLA Madhvaram Krishna Rao, on Thursday. The mayor said later, a large extent Bowenpally water body’s land was encroached upon. Now, the 67-acre tank has shrunk to 27 acres. All lands of tanks in the city were encroached upon and it was the responsibility of the government and people to free those lands from the encroachment, he said.