SMC demolishes ‘Illegal’ construction

Srinagar: Srinagar Municipal Corporation’s Enforcement Squad demolished a single storey structure which was being raised ‘illegally’ at Gulbahar Colony, Hazratbal.
An SMC handout said that on receiving specific information Commissioner Dr Ghulam Nabi Qasba acted promptly and directed the concerned team to get the illegal structure demolished on spot.
“SMC for the last one week has demolished at least 12 illegal constructions in different areas of the city,” the handout said.
“Dr. Qasba said the Corporation shall be continuing rigorously with the demolition drives with regard to unauthorized construction in the city. People raising constructions illegally shall not be spared and strict action shall be taken against the same there off,” it added.
“I make an appeal to the citizens of Srinagar who aim to construct residential or commercial establishments’ shall apply for proper building permissions from competent authority and shall not take law and order in their hands,” the handout quoted Qasba as saying.