SMC conducts anti-encroachment drive in Batamaloo, adjacent areas


Srinagar, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Tuesday conducted an anti-encroachment drive in Batamaloo and its adjoining areas including Rekchowk, Tengpora and others.

The anti-encroachment drive was conducted under the supervision of Chief Anti-Encroachment Officer Ashraf Warsi.

All the goods and displaying items outside the shops that has encroached on the public space were seized on spot, a statement issued to KNS reads.

Similarly vendors/Raidiwalla’s were dispersed by the the officials of Anti encroachment squad during the drive, it said, adding that they have been directed not to occupy footpaths or any public spaces.

Ashraf Warsi said that the drives shall continue and intensify in the coming days.