J&K: SMC demolishes 38 illegal structures, seals 9 in 1 month


During past one month, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has demolished 38 structures which had come up illegally or in violation of sanctioned construction permissions.

These illegal structures which were demolished had come up in different areas of the city. These areas include Hyderpora, Baghat, Soura, Rawalpora, Sanat Nagar, Bemina, Tengpora, Habba Kadal, Ali Jan Road, Buchpora and Zukura.

SMC commissioner Riyaz Ahmad Wani has set up a special team and directed them to act under law is case any illegal structure is coming up.

“The SMC authorities at every level, collectively and individually, are exhibiting commitment towards to their respective duties as to send a strong message out that authorities will not tolerate any illegal construction. We are in  process to make the city one of the beautiful cities for which we need public cooperation,” he said.


SMC spokesperson Masrat Yusuf during a recent drive an illegal structure was sealed at Shutra Shahi Karan Nagar. “The sealing of these illegal structures is being carried under the directions of High Court. We are following all legal requirements while sealing them,” she added.

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