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Jammu Municipal Corporation Starts Anti-encroachment Drive at last morh-Shivaji Chowk, Shopkeepers Stage Sit-in Protest

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On Saturday, the Jammu Municipal Corporation again took a stealthy action and fired a bulldozer at Prem Hardware at Shivaji Chowk in Nanak Nagar. Due to this action taken without notice and without giving time to the shopkeeper to remove the goods, there was anger among the shopkeepers of the entire area, and they have started a sit-in against the Municipal Corporation by closing the market in protest against this action.

Terming this action of the Municipal Corporation as completely dictatorial, the officials of Chamber of Commerce and Industry Jammu have also sat on this dharna, and the shopkeepers are now demanding to compensate the loss of lakhs rupees to Prem Hardware.

There is already anger among the traders of the city due to the action of the Municipal Corporation to draw the yellow line in front of the shops in the dark of night, and in such a situation, there is anger among the traders due to this action taken by the Municipal Corporation in Shivaji Chowk. Last day, the Municipal Corporation had also vandalized the Kunjwani Highway. According to the Municipal Corporation, in both these cases, the Tribunal ruled in favour of the Municipal Corporation, after which this action was taken.

On the other hand, Arun Gupta, President of Chamber of Commerce and Industry Jammu, said that if the Tribunal had ordered sealing of the shop, then the Municipal Corporation should have sealed the shop and if it had ordered to be demolished, then the shopkeeper should at least carry his belongings. They Should have been given an extension.

Gupta said that while the Municipal Corporation has pasted a notice to seal the shop on one side and the other hand, it was demolished early in the morning. Due to this, the shopkeeper has also suffered the loss of goods worth lakhs of rupees. The chamber head, along with other office bearers, are sitting on dharna with shopkeepers in Shivaji Chowk and have made it clear that this hooliganism of Municipal Corporation Jammu will not tolerate it.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jammu, on Saturday evening to decide on how to fight against the vandalism and vandalism carried out during the last few days by the Jammu Municipal Corporation outside the shops in the dark of night. A meeting of all the market associations has been called. The Chamber has made it clear that if this action of the Municipal Corporation is not stopped, then the Chamber can also call for Jammu Bandh. The opinion of all the associations will be taken on this subject in the evening.

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Beware: Lady thief roaming the streets of Roop Nagar

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Another theft case of ₹7,200 has been reported from a boutique named ” The Hanger’ located on the main road in Roop Nagar, Jammu.

A lady who visited the boutique duped the owner and took away garments amounting to a total of ₹7,200.

The owner at first didn’t recognise the lady, but she pretended as if she was their regular customer.

“After selecting the garments, she asked for an assistant boy to come along and will make the payment to him as she reaches her residence”, the owner said.

She instead fooled the owner and the boy as well and wasn’t seen anywhere after that.

The boutique owner has filed a complaint in the nearest police station on January 18.

Police are investigating the matter, and soon the lady thief would be caught; till then, the locals are advised to beware of such miscreants.

Aditi Tikku

 

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2 vehicles loaded with 432 KG banned Polythene Seized

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J&K Pollution Control Committee today seized two vehicles and 432 KG of banned polythene carry bags of below 75 microns.
A team of J&K Pollution Control Committee headed by Divisional Officer, JKPCC Jammu South seized a Scooty (Honda Activa-125) carrying banned polythene carry bags weighing (Approx.) 12 KG, In another major crackdown a Mahindra Pick up van bearing registration no. PB06AZ7742 was intercepted by the JKPCC team at Anti Polythene Check Post Lakhanpur and recovered 21 bags weighing 420 Kgs of banned polythene carry bags from the said vehicle being carried to UT of J&K. Manufacturing, stocking, distribution, sale and use of Polythene Carry bags below 75 microns has been banned as per GoI Notification G.S.R. 57(E) dated 12.08.2021.
J&K Pollution Control Committee has appealed to the general public to stop the purchase and use of polythene carry bags below 75 microns thickness.
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Jammu’s Super Specialty Hospital wears deserted look

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Super Speciality Hospital Jammu

The premises of the Government Super Specialty Hospital Jammu wore a deserted look after many management officials, doctors, and paramedic staff tested positive for COVID-19.

With a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Out Patient Department (OPD) also saw a minimum presence of patients.

On their entry to the hospital, Rapid Antigen Tests are performed on the patients.

“The people who return COVID-19 positive results are not permitted entry into the hospital while people with negative reports are allowed to move into the OPD,” an official said.

“The authorities are allowing only 50 patients in each department of OPD for a checkup every day while around 150 patients used to visit the departments usually,” the official said.

He said that the people had also become conscious and they too were avoiding coming to the hospital unless it was an emergency.

“Routine surgeries have been stopped and only emergency surgeries are being conducted in the operation theatres,” the official said. “Around one-third of people come for an OPD checkup at the hospital now. As the people are tested on their entry to the hospital, many avoid coming to the hospital.”

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