Srinagar 18 November (KNB): Srinagar Municipal Corporation is going to act more stringently against the illegal constructional activity taking place in the City, especially around/adjacent areas of Narkara wetland, Ancharsar, Gilsar, Khushaalsar and Hokarsar.
An official statement issued to Kashmir News Bureau (KNB) stated that in order to preserve and protect the water bodies from further encroachment and illegal occupation, the inhabitants residing around aforementioned places are advised, henceforth, not to indulge in any illegal constructional activity viza viz residential, commercial, Industrial or of any nature.
Officials added that earth filling is also strictly prohibited in the aforementioned areas.
Regarding the illegal constructions as well as deviations from the approved plan by the Corporation, officials asserted that a tight vigil is being kept on constructional activities and the structures that are found to be constructed without building permission or gets deviated from the approved building plan will be strictly dealt with.
The Commissioner SMC Gazanfar Ali has passed on directions to the Enforcement wing to act upon the prepared list of illegal structures that had come from time to time, in letter and spirit and rigorously conduct demolition drives with regard to unauthorized constructions in the said areas, the statement read.
Furthermore, Gazanfar Ali made a fervent appeal to the citizens of Srinagar, to desist from any sort of constructions in the areas lying around water bodies. (KNB)