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SMC removes encroachments, razes illegal structures

Corporation starts major anti-encroachment, demolition drives


Srinagar, Aug 28 (KNS): Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Tuesday claimed to have removed numerous encroachments from Parimpora and razed illegal structures at Tengpora Batmaloo bypass, Hyderpora Gulberg Colony, Bemina.
The officials in a statement issued to KNS said that to act against violators and encroachers, the drive was also taken up at Soura, Buspora, Naagbal 90 feet etc.
In the city outskirts, many houses were demolished by demolition squad under the supervision of all the Enforcement Officers from North, South, East and West zone after reports of violations and encroachments.
The corporation has started major anti-encroachment and demolition drives in various areas of the city.
A similar drive shall be extended in all the pats of the city gradually.
The corporation has once again warned the violators to desist from resorting to any mischief or violations. It has warned of stern action against those who violate laws.
Commissioner SMC, Peerzada Haffizullah urged people to extend hand of cooperation to end menace of encroachments in the city.
He further requested people to apply for building permission before taking up any sort of construction. (KNS)