The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) on Monday carried out an eviction drive at Fancy Bazar area in Guwahati.
The eviction drive started in the early morning hours at the pavements along MS Road, adjacent to the old Guwahati Central Jail in Fancy Bazar.
Nearly 70 illegal establishments, mostly fruit and vegetable stalls, were evicted during the drive.
As per GMC sources, there are nearly 200 makeshift stalls in the area. The street vendors were given prior notice, it added. However, the affected vendors complained that the eviction was carried out without serving them any notice.