RAWALPINDI – Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) of Rawal Town under its special campaign has removed three truckloads banners and posters from several city areas.
According to details, on the special directives of Administrator Rawal Town, Saif Anwar Jappa, the administration started the drive to remove wall chalking from all main city roads. Four FIRs against the wall-chalking ban violators have also been lodged with the respective police stations.
Under the campaign, banners, posters and other advertising material have been removed from Benazir Bhutto Road (Murree road), Saidpur Road, Sixth Road, Liaquat Road, Satellite Town, Kuri Road, Iqbal Road, Jamia Masjid Road, Raja Bazaar, Commercial Market, Khiaban-e-Sir-Syed, Jinnah Road, Gunjmandi and other main city areas. Special teams under the supervision of Town Municipal Officer, Ch Liaquat Ali and Town Officer Regulation, Toseef Ahmed Malik have removed wall chalking from several areas. Special squads constituted in this regard have removed wall chalking, banners and posters mainly from the both sides of Benazir Bhutto Road (Murree Road) from Mareer Chowk to Faizabad. The staffs concerned was also sent to erase wall-chalking at Sixth road, Fifth road, Fourth-B Road and Saidpur road, the Rawal Town spokesman said while talking to this agency.
Administrator Rawal Town urged the citizens to cooperate with the administration staff to make the city neat and clean so that the residents could be provided a healthy and beautiful environment.
The practice of wall chalking should be avoided as it gives an ugly look to the city streets, he said and warned that now cases would also be registered against the violators of wall-chalking ban. Meanwhile, the administrator also issued directives to carry out special raids to remove encroachments from different city areas.
Meanwhile, the City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) has decided 10 percent annual increase in the rent of shops of Tehsil Municipal Administration, Rawal Town.
A meeting chaired by District Coordination Officer (DCO), Saqib Zaffar was informed that there are around 2,000 shops of Rawal Town in the city while 30 new shops are being constructed on Circular Road, Jamia Masjid Road and Benazir Bhutto Hospital.
It was also decided in the meeting the rights of the rent would not be auctioned.