Authorities launch anti-encroachment drive at Noorbagh

15 shops hindering completion of Noor Jehan Bridge demolished
Authorities launch anti-encroachment drive at Noorbagh
The anti encroachment drive was launched on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad AijazAsad.Special arrangement

Srinagar: To ensure timely completion of Noor Jehan Bridge at NoorbaghQamarwari over River Jehlum, a team of District Administration Srinagar today launched a massive anti encroachment drive here today.

The anti encroachment drive was launched on the directions of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad AijazAsad.

The special anti encroachment squad headed by TehsildarEidgah, Ishfaq Ahmad Khan demolished as many as 15 illegally constructed shops.These illegally constructed shops were a major bottleneck hindering the completion of the Bridge.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner has stated that demolition drive will continue with more vigour in other areas also hindering developmental works in the district.

The DC said by the completion of Noor Jehan Bridge people of adjoining areas will be benefited besides improvement in regulation of Traffic in the area.

The DC has instructed the concerned executing agency to work in double shifts and ensure the Bridge is made operational for Traffic within the set timeline.

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