Srinagar: Acting Mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Parvaiz Qadri on Wednesday sealed the office of the Joint Commissioner, Planning at the civic body, accusing the head of the section for delaying building permissions to applicants leading to mushrooming growth in illegal constructions.
“Yes, I have locked the office of Joint Commissioner, Planning. This officer is not fit to head such a crucial wing of the corporation,” Qadri told PTI. The acting mayor said he has already written to the government twice to remove the officer.
The officer was last month allegedly assaulted by two employees of the SMC for delaying the building permission for their residential houses. Mir had filed a police complaint against the duo, who were later arrested in connection with the case.
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