Uttarkashi : An illegally constructed resort owned by UKSSSC paper leak scam accused and former BJP leader Hakam Singh was demolished on Tuesday by a joint team of Uttarkashi district administration and the forest department amid protest by local villagers .
Earlier during the day , the team , accompanied by heavy police force , reached the re sort located at Sidari village of Mori block region . However , before the bulldozer could demolish the structures , family members of Hakam Singh and other villagers stopped the team and staged a protest .
Villagers questioned the ” intentions of the administration behind ” targeting ” Singh . They alleged that the administration had ” not taken any action against other encroachers” . They also re quested that they be given some more time as the property was in the name of Hakam Singh’s wife and the administration had not given any notice to her . The villagers called off their protest after officials gave them a few hours to remove some encroachment – tin sheds , valuable wooden work and electricity fittings — on their own .