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JMC Commissioner reviews Muharram arrangements

The JMC commissioner directed the health officer and chief transport officer to lift the garbage, provide better sanitation and clear all the routes as mentioned in the representations of the different associations.

Arvind Kotwal, commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) on Thursday held a meeting to review the arrangements being made on Muharram by the corporation. 

During the course of the meeting, the health officer informed that different associations shall take processions on the day and requested the Jammu Municipal Corporation to extend all possible help as per past practice for smooth conduct of the Muhharam procession.

The JMC commissioner directed the health officer and chief transport officer to lift the garbage, provide better sanitation and clear all the routes as mentioned in the representations of the different associations.  

The executive engineer (E) was also directed to repair the streets wherever required so that there could no dark zone while taking out procession during night hours.

The chief transport officer and AEE (Workshop) were also directed to install water tankies, mobile toilets and also repair gratings respectively on the routes of procession.

The municipal veterinary officer, JMC was asked to lift the stray dogs from the routes of the procession to avoid any dog bite incident during procession.

The joint commissioner (A) directed the health officer, chief transport officer and executive engineer (E) to visit all the spots personally and take stock of arrangements being made by the corporation.

The commissioner further asked all the concerned officers of JMC to take action as per the directions issued by him and also submit the Action Taken Report in his office well before stipulated time frame.

Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas on Thursday convened public interaction program in Jammu under the aegis of JK Governor’s Grievance Cell in which more than 200 people including 20 delegations comprising of civil society groups and public delegations from various districts apprised him of their grievances and demands and sought their early redressal.

Union minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday alleged that the opposition parties in Jammu and Kashmir are looking for excuses to not participate in the upcoming panchayat and urban local body (ULB) elections in the state.

Source: Greater Kashmir

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