PAMPORe: Municipal Committee Pampore on Monday demolished a structure being raised illegally at Drangbal Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district .
Local told Kashmir Reader that the shopkeeper tried to cash the holidays that fell on two successive days and knew that no official would visit the spot.
Locals also said that the building is situated on the bank of river Jhelum adjacent to Punjab National Bank and famous park of Pampore.
A Municipal Committee official told Kashmir Reader that they demolished the illegal structure as soon as they came to know about it.
“Since there was a holiday and they tried to raise another floor on a building which is actually a property of municipal authority,” said Municipal Committee official.
The official said that the shopkeeper could have raised another floor only after applying for the proper permission with the authorities.
Locals appreciated the timely action of Municipal Committee Pampore.