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Date :8/12/2016
Press Release on 12th Aug. 2016

On the instructions of Dr. Manmohan Singh (KAS) Commissioner,Jammu Municipal Corporation Jammu and under the supervision of Sh. R.S. Jamwal (KAS) Joint Commissioner (Administration), the Enforcement staff sealed three shops Illegally constructed on by Smt. Veena Malhotra D/o Sh. Bodh Raj at 493-A Gandhi Nagar, Jammu under section 8 (1) of J&K Control of Building Operation Act, 1988 as the said person has converted the old residential ground floor into commercial shops in violation of the land use of the area from residential to commercial one. Besides this, while further continuing and intensifying the anti encroachment drive to clear the footpaths / pavements, parts of road sides the team undertook a drive in the area of Gandhi Nagar, Nai Basti and Satwari and seized goods / articles like Washing Machine, Cooler, Trunks, Foam Sheets, Chairs, Cylinder, Bed Frames, Umbrellas etc which were kept by the shopkeepers / vendors by encroaching upon footpaths / pavements and road sides etc thereby causing inconvenience to the pedestrians and also creating obstruction in the free movements of vehicular traffic and difficulty in drainage and sanitation system. The drive and sealing have been conducted with the help of Police Force led by Station House Officers Police Station Gandhi Nagar and District Police Lines, Jammu. The Jammu Municipal Corporation once again appeals to the General Public to refrain from making encroachments and unauthorized constructions / Conversion in violation of land use otherwise strict action as admissible under rule leading to demolition / sealing will be taken and also appeals to the shopkeepers/ Venders not to encroach Footpaths/ Pavements or Public Roads .