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Commissioner SMC tours city shrines, other areas ahead of Eid-ul-Adha

Takes stock of civic facilities, directs launching of upgraded sanitation facilities


Srinagar, Aug 18 (KNS): In order to review the various arrangements including sanitation, street lighting and drainage functioning for upcoming Eid Ul Azha, Today Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation Peerzada Haffizullah toured various areas of the Srinagar City including Hazratbal Shrine, Jenab Sahib Soura, Eidgah Dastageer Sahib, Jamia Masjid, Shahi Hamdaan, Naqshband Sahib, Wousi Sahib and sonwar
Commissioner was accompanied by all the senior officers of the Corporation including ward officers and Engineers and other officers from Drainage circle.
Directions were passed on to launch upgraded sanitation at these shrines.
He said that all the machinery including hopper vehicles, sweeping machines, robots shall be pressed into service and these places including other areas of Srinagar city shall be thoroughly cleaned up with lime powder, fumigation and other disinfectants and other arrangements to be looked into for the upcoming festival of Eid-ul-Azha.
He further passed on directions to set up Municipal camp at Shaahi Hamdaan Sahib so that the worshippers thronging to the place shall be well facilitated besides providing refreshment on the ongoing Urs.
While stressing on street lights Commissioner emphasized that all the defunct street lights shall be made functional with the installation of more street light as required at these places so that public does not face any inconvenience during the worship hours. (KNS)