Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
webfact

Four Mahakan Fort homes levelled 

1 post in this topic

Four Mahakan Fort homes levelled 
By Tanatpong Kongsai
The Nation

 

8d8ec15f6c962f3a91808b9dbec6a7f7.jpeg

File Photo

 

BANGKOK: -- The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) on Monday demolished four more homes in the Mahakan Fort community.

 

The homes’ owners gave their consent for the operation.

 

The number of antique homes in the community that will be preserved is expected to be revealed within a month.

 

Monday’s demolition was carried out by some 100 city workers and soldiers, leaving 33 homes remaining including four deemed to have encroached on public space, said BMA Deputy Governor Jakkapan Phiew-ngam, who oversaw the demolition. 

 

"We have no objection to the preservation of some antique houses in the community but we need clarity over which houses they are and how many there are because while some said 24, others said eight and others said 29," he revealed.

 

Jakkapan said a committee was set up to talk with the community to determine how many homes would be proposed for preservation for the BMA’s consideration.

 

Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/national/30309650

 

 
thenation_logo.jpg
-- © Copyright The Nation 2017-03-20

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

BANGKOK 26 April 2017 18:38
Sponsors