Directs officials for strict implementation of ‘no-construction zone’ order along highway

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SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Saturday directed all deputy commissioners to strictly implement no-construction zone order along the national highway within the limits as prescribed in the relevant acts and government orders. He directed the DCs of Valley districts and Leh and Kargil to implement the order in letter and spirit.
They were directed to personally look into the matter and immediately remove the illegal constructions and encroachments, if any, adjacent to the national highway.
Besides, no construction shall be allowed along the periphery of the National Highway (as per the limits given in the different Acts) and strict action will be initiated against the violators.