Jammu & Kashmir
JAMMU, MARCH 12: While continuing the drive vigorously against the unauthorized constructions within the jurisdiction of Jammu Municipal Corporation, Ms. Mandeep Kaur, IAS, Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation herself led the squad alongwith Sh. R. S. Jamwal, KAS, Joint Commissioner (A) and other senior officers and demolished the Trident Flats at Channi Rama, Jammu by pressing the men and machinery into service which have been raised unauthorizedly, as the construction raised was in gross violation of the building plans approved which was initially accorded for the construction of houses but the violators raised the multiple flats without the permission of Jammu Municipal Corporation. Thereafter, the premises was also sealed under section 8(1) of J&K Control of Building Operation Act, 1988. The Jammu Municipal Corporation had already proceed against the violators namely Sh. Rahat Afridi S/o Sh. Israr Khan and Smt. Nighat Afridi w/o Sh. Israr Khan under the provisions of J&K Control of Building Operation Act, 1988. The demolition and sealing operation has been conducted with the help and active cooperation of police force from police station, Channi Himmat, Jammu.
The Jammu Municipal Corporation had also given the public notice in the leading newspapers asking the general public not to purchase the flats in Trident being the unauthorized ones at Channi Rama near Nidheesh Apartment, Jammu. As per the approved building bye laws-2011 the builder is required to get the completion/occupancy certificate from the Jammu Municipal Corporation before putting the building in use. The sewer/water/electricity connection shall be given to the builder by the respective departments only on the production of completion/occupancy certificate from Jammu Municipal Corporation.
The Jammu Municipal Corporation appeals to the general public to refrain from raising unauthorized constructions failing which the penal action which may lead to sealing/demolition of unauthorized constructions.