JAMMU, Jan 18: Jammu Municipal Corporation today conducted an extensive tour of the old city areas and removed roadside encroachments by shopkeepers and vendors.
On the instructions of Commissioner, JMC, Dr Manmohan Singh, Assistant Commissioner (Rev.), JMC, Vinakshi Koul, Chief Enforcement Officer Rajesh Gupta alongwith Revenue Officers and other field staff visited the areas of City Chowk, Super Bazar, Purani Mandi, Raj Tilak Road, Moti Bazar, Parade etc. The team got the roads of these areas cleared from habitual encroachers who displayed their belongings/ articles in front of their shops thus causing obstruction to pedestrian and free flow of traffic.
The team warned the shopkeepers, Rehri/Phari wallas not to encroach the roads and footpaths otherwise their articles will be seized and action under rules may be initiated against them.