Many illegal structures removed in drive

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Oct 2017 10:56:31


Staff Reporter,

Anti-encroachment Department of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC), on Wednesday repeated drive on the main road from Katanga crossing to Gwarighat and removed a large number of temporary as well as permanent structures which were hindering traffic movement. During the drive the anti-encroachment squad removed shops, kiosks, make-shift shops, tin sheds, and also razed side walls of shops and houses.

It may be noted that the central squad of JMC has constantly been conducting drive to remove temporary as well as permanent structures to ensure free flow of traffic on main roads. During the drives the squad removing the temporary structures, seizing kiosks and also dismantling the permanent structures which are hindering traffic.

The anti-encroachment squad, on Wednesday repeated the drive on route from Katanga crossing to Gwarighat via Bandaria crossing, Rampur, Badshah Halwali temple. The squad removed a number of kiosks, makeshift shops, signboards and tin sheds, which got erected infront of shops. Likewise, the JMC employees also dismantled the side walls of shops and houses which got built along on the main road.

Senior officials said they would continue the drive and would remove illegal structure if placed along the main road. They said the entire stretch of the road was mushrooming with temporary encroachments which were causing inconvenience to the commuters. Hence, to remove the illegal temporary and permanent structures, the anti-encroachment squad conducting the drive on the main road.Officials said they would repeat the drive and would fine heavily the erring shopkeepers if they would again place temporary structures along the main road. Officials said they would also issue challan also present their said before the Municipal Court for penal action.

Meanwhile, the Municipal Commissioner has asked senior officials of anti-encroachment to continue the drive and act strict with encroachments and remove all illegal situated on the road.