Ghaziabad development body plans to relocate 16,000 residents
The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) is working on a plan to relocate the 16,000 residents of TulsiNiketan whose flats have been declared “unsafe” for living. The development agency had issued eviction notices to the residents in December.
Once the residents are relocated, the GDA would demolish TulsiNiketan and develop the area as parks. In TulsiNiketan, there are 2,008 EWS and 284 LIG flats.
GDA committee which was entrusted with the responsibility of carrying out a survey of TulsiNiketan to ascertain the type of ownership rights of the residents. The committee is said to have submitted the report without undertaking physical survey of the colony.