SMC Commissioner reviews arrangements


Taking note of the statement made by Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) today sent a team of its officials to the  Jamia Masjid to assess the situation and availability of basic amenities there.
SMC commissioner, Riyaz Ahmad Wani lead a team to  Jamia Masjid to assess the availability of basic amenities there.
He said that all the essential amenities will be made available in Jamia Masjid soon.
About illegal construction being raised around Jamia Masjid, Wani said that a squad was already sent to the area for razing the building but the locals there resisted and halted the demolition drive.
“I appeal Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and the locals to support the corporation for demolition of the illegal constructions,” Wani added. 
Meanwhile, Divisional commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan said that he will look into the grievances.
Asked why Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid was not in the list of invitees in the meeting of Ramadhan arrangements review, he said: “Past year they were not invited. However, we will invite them and will ascertain their complaints.”

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