Jammu, 28 June: During field visit by Ms. Mandeep Kaur, IAS, Municipal Commissioner and Sh. R.S. Jamwal, KAS, Joint Commissioner(A), the Enforcement wing of JMC led by Chief Enforcement Officer and Enforcement Officer conducted an exclusive anti encroachment drive at Akhnoor Road, Jammu.
During the drive the team seized the sizable no. of Rehris which were found stationary by encroaching upon road side and causing inconvenience to the pedestrians and hurdles in the smooth flow of vehicular traffic and all illegal Reharies plying / standing on road side at Akhnoor Road and surrounding area were seized and destroyed thereafter.
It is pertinent to mention that the Jammu Municipal Corporation has created the Rehri zones also for the Rehri Pullers including one near ITI College at Akhnoor Road, Jammu, but it was found that some of the Rehri pullers have abandoned the Rehri zone and were selling the articles on the road side. Besides, this the team also demolished 03 nos. of structures which have come up upon Govt. land in the said area by pressing the man and machinery into service and also removed other vendors who were selling their articles by encroaching upon road sides.
The Jammu Municipal Corporation appeals to the Rehri pullers to confine to the Rehri zone created for the Rehris and not to ply and keep the Rehri stationary on road side which besides inconvenience is also a source of obstruction and many times leads to traffic accidents.