Encroachments were removed on the Sri Kanakamahalakshmi temple road on Wednesday and steps initiated to restore 30-foot road according to the alignment.

Twenty persons who lost livelihood as shops were removed would be provided alternative.

Municipal Commissioner B. Ramanjaneyulu held a meeting with the executive officer.

Official's plea

He requested Endowments Commissioner Balaramaiah to contribute Rs.5 lakh towards roads and drains and the latter agreed, said an official release. Corporator B.S. Umamaheswara Rao said he would contribute Rs.1 lakh.

Corporator Koppula Venkata Rao, EO Bharamaramba, temple Trust Board chairman K. Tata Rao and zone commissioner Rajasekhar Reddy participated in the meeting.

More In: Visakhapatnam