JMC seals two shops in Gandhi Nagar area

The Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) today sealed two shops constructed illegally at Gandhi Nagar in violation of the land use of the residential area for commercial purposes.

The action was taken on the directions of Pankaj Magotra (KAS), Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation and under the supervision of Ashish Gupta (KAS), Joint Commissioner (A) by the Enforcement Wing of the Corporation, under Section 8 (1) of J&K Control of Building Operation Act, 1988.The two shops sealed belonged to Suneesh Gupta S/o Late M.L. Gupta at 325-A, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu and Darshana Devi W/o Chajju Ram at 38-A, Extension Gandhi Nagar, Jammu.

The JMC has reiterated its appeal to the general public to refrain from making encroachments and unauthorized constructions and conversion in violation of land use otherwise strict action as admissible under rules leading to demolition and sealing would be taken against them.

They also appealed the shopkeepers and vendors not to encroach footpaths, pavements or public roads.