Staff Reporter

KODAIKANAL: Revenue officials removed huts on an encroached land stretching approximately five acres at Andalpadham on the main road leading to Kurinji Andavar Temple here on Wednesday.

More than 50 huts were removed on the first day of the eviction drive as per a court direction. Already, Collector R. Vasuki ordered the officials to remove all encroachments on the hill town. Even as there were more than 90 huts on the encroached land, poor people had been occupying 35 to 45 huts only and the rest were not occupied.

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