Part of Asaram's ashram razed

Asaram Bapu
Bhilwara, Sep 12: District administration today razed a part of self-styled godman Asaram's ashram here, which was illegally built on government land.

The ashram had encroached over 4 'bighas' of government land near Harni Khurd area. According to a senior official, the ashram was allotted three 'bigha' land few years back, but it illegally covered the surrounding areas too.

District Collector Onkar Singh said,"We have recovered the government land from the ashram and covered it with a boundary wall." The action was taken after a complaint, he said. Local tehsildar was asked by the Collector to prepare a report over the issue. Later, the tehsildar and a revenue official found that 4.6 'bigha' of land had been encroached.


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