On Thursday, the civic bodies of Delhi launched an anti-encroachment drive in various areas. During this, there was a huge protest in Madanpur Khadar area. Police said that local people tried to stop the bulldozers in Madanpur Khadar area and pelted stones at security personnel. At the same time, the local people claimed that even legitimate structures were being demolished. The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) removed illegal and temporary structures on Madanpur Khadar and Dhirsen Marg, while the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) took action in Rohini and Karol Bagh areas. The three municipal corporations of Delhi – SDMC, NDMC and East Delhi Municipal Corporation – are ruled by BJP.