The Madhya Pradesh Urban Administration Department has alerted all the civic bodies that monsoon would break within few days and in its first heavy downpour the nullahs get flooded and submerge low lying areas. The Urban Directorate asked all the civic bodies to remove all the encroachments.
In capital Bhopal there are more than 750 small and big nullahs and out of these 129 were marked with as have encroachment in it. Few years back due to these nullah encroachment the capital faced worst flood and many died and localities evacuated.
The Department has pointed out that generally small encroachments were removed and big construction left out. Now all sorts encroachment on nullah must be removed.