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Date :3/13/2018
Press Release on 13th March 2018
Joint anti encroachment drive by JMC, Traffic and Executive Police

On the instructions of Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation Sh. Ramesh Kumar (IAS) and Sr. Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Sh. Joginder Singh, a comprehensive drive was jointly conducted by the special teams of JMC, Traffic Police and Executive Police under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner (Rev.), JMC, Mrs. Vinakshi Koul (KAS), SDPO Bakshi Nagar Sh. Varun Jandyal and Dy.SP (Traffic) Sh. Sunny Gupta. Dy.SP Sh. Dev Raj and DTI Sh. Sandeep Mahajan. Revenue Officers Sh. Parmod Kumar, Sh. Ashwani Sudan, Sh. Parveen Gupta , Sh. Sunil Gupta of JMC, SHO’s of concerned police stations, Asstt. Enforcement Officer Sh. Madan Lal and field staff of JMC also accompanied the drive. The drive was conducted in the areas of Rehari chungi, Rehari colony, Subash Nagar upto petrol pump. The drive was conducted against the illegal encroachments caused by the shopkeepers, illegal hoardings, wrongly parked vehicles and street vendors causing traffic congestion and obstruction to free movement of pedestrian on footpaths. During the drive the team removed 2 truckloads of material displayed by the shopkeepers in front of their shops and lifted 6 nos. of illegal rehries plying without licence. The Jammu Municipal Corporation warned the shopkeepers and encroachers not to cross their shutter line and not to encroach the footpaths which leads to congestion and obstructions to the free movement of pedestrians. The traffic police also lifted the wrongly parked vehicles on the roads and challaned no. of vehicles violating the traffic rules and causing traffic congestion on the roads and also issued instructions to violators to follow the guidelines of traffic and not to park their vehicles wrongly on the roadsides.