Govt to restrict entry of vehicles in Mubarak Mandi complex

Govt to restrict entry of vehicles in Mubarak Mandi complex

He instructed the officers to remove the barbed wire and asked the law enforcing agencies to ensure that the vehicles should not be parked inside the complex.

The Minister for Public Works, Floriculture, Gardens and Parks, Sayed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today pulled up the enforcement agencies over illegal parking in the Mubarak Mandi complex and asked to restrict entry of all vehicles in the Royal Complex premises.  

He instructed the officers to remove the barbed wire and asked the law enforcing agencies to ensure that the vehicles should not be parked inside the complex.

As per an official spokesperson, the Minister while chairing a meeting here today to review the condition of city parks, he took serious note of menace of illegal parking around  the Park in the complex. 

MLA Jammu East Rajesh Gupta, Divisional Commissioner Jammu Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Deputy Commissioner Jammu Simrandeep Singh, IGP Jammu Danish Rana, Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation Mandeep Kaur, Executive Director Mubarak Mandi Heritage Society Rajesh Khajuria, Vice Chairman JDA Mubarak Singh, Additional District Development Commissioner Jammu, Anuradha Gupta and officers of Floriculture department and other departments were also present in the meeting.

He asked the officials of the Department of Floriculture to renovate the benches and repair the non-functional fountains in Mubarak Mandi Park on fast track basis.

The Minister said that as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court, parks are meant to be used for public purposes only and the tents being laid by police department in the parks should be removed within 10 days.

 Minister clarified that there was no provision of parking in the complex and some unscrupulous elements charge money for providing parking space, which is illegal.

He instructed that fine should be imposed on the violators who park vehicles in the complex.

He also directed the officials to remove encroachments along the drains in Gandhi Nagar.