JAMMU, Mar 13: Two truckloads of material displayed by the shopkeepers in front of their shops and six number illegal rehries plying without licenses were lifted during an anti encroachment drive jointly conducted by the special teams of Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC), Traffic Police and Executive Police today.
The Traffic Police also lifted the wrongly parked vehicles on the roads and challaned some 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.
The drive was launched under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner (Rev.), JMC, Vinakshi Koul, SDPO Bakshi Nagar, Varun Jandyal and Dy.SP (Traffic) Sunny Gupta Dy.SP, Dev Raj and DTI, Sandeep Mahajan. Revenue officers, Parmod Kumar, Ashwani Sudan, Parveen Gupta , Sunil Gupta of JMC, SHO’s of concerned police stations, Assistant Enforcement Officer, 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 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.
The instructions for the same were given by Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) Ramesh Kumar and Sr. Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Joginder Singh.
The Jammu Municipal Corporation warned the shopkeepers and encroachers not to cross their shutter line and not to encroach the footpaths which lead to congestion and causes obstruction to the free movement of pedestrians.