Mayor, Dy Mayor tour Srinagar areas

Srinagar, Dec 2: Mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Junaid Azim Mattu along with the Enforcement wing of SMC visited Baba Demb and Nalamar stretch where an extensive anti Encroachment drive was taken up. Both the said areas has been freed from encroachments for the first time. It was a massive, successful operation by SMC said Mayor Srinagar. Dozens of truckloads of material was seized during the drive.
Challans has also been issued against the violators during the anti encroachment drive said SMC Mayor.
He further said, after these anti encroachment drives would be taken to its logical end, we will afterwards work towards repairing the drains and walkways in the area.
Meanwhile, Deputy Mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Shiekh Imran visited several areas including Mehjoor Nagar, Jawahar Nagar, Ikhrajpora Radio Colony Rajbagh, Rambagh and its adjoining areas.
He was accompanied by Joint Commissioner Works, S.E Drainage, Chief Sanitation Officer and some Corporators.
During his visit he also met certain delegations who projected their problems regarding sanitation and Drainage.
Deputy Mayor passed on directions to conduct special sanitation drives in the said areas.
Instructions were also passed on to the concerned to go for de-silting of surface drains at some points in these areas.
It was also communicated to Chief Engineer PDD to cover up transformers properly in these localities in order to avoid any untoward incident.