Commissioner SMC reviews Muharam arrangements

Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Gazanfar Ali Wednesday reviewed Muharam arrangements at Khomeini Chowk and several other adjoining areas here.

The Commissioner visited Imambara to take stock of sanitation, functioning of street lights and drainage networking in the area.

Directions were passed to put in place all the necessary arrangements so that the devotees do not have to face any inconvenience during the Muharam days and directed for deployment of men and machinery round-the-clock.

In the absence of drainage networking in one of the areas, the Commissioner directed SE drainage to prepare DPR in the first instance and immediately make necessary arrangements.

He directed that all the areas shall be inspected properly to see whether the street lights installed were in functional mode and if there was any requirement of installing more lights ahead of Muharam days.

The Commissioner, during the visit, was accompanied by Joint Commissioner Works, Ishtiyaq Ahmed Shah, SE Drainage and Chief Sanitation Officer besides other officers.