DB seeks appearance of JMC Commissioner

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, July 27: In a Public Interest Litigation seeking shifting of mobile towers from residential areas, Division Bench of State High Court comprising Acting Chief Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta today directed Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation to appear in person on August 1 to explain as to why the orders have not been passed pursuant to the show-cause notice issued to various persons who had erected mobile towers unauthorizedly.
After hearing Senior Advocate, Sunil Sethi with Advocate Sumit Nayyar for the PIL, the DB observed, “this court by an order dated 18.05.2018 had directed the Municipal Corporation Jammu to take action against the companies whose mobile towers have been found to be installed unauthorizedly, in accordance with law and submit a compliance report”.
“The compliance report has been filed on behalf of the Municipal Corporation Jammu, in which, it is stated that notices have been issued to various persons, whose mobile towers have been installed unauthorizedly and their replies have also been received”, the DB further observed, adding “the status report is silent with regard to action taken by JMC”.

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