The civic body in city is taking all the efforts to prevent encroachment drive in city. As per information, on Sunday the NMC has taken strict action against unauthorized 22 markets in the city, which include Meat Market at Khamla,market at Shami layout, Orange Street, Ring Road,Shatabdi Chowk,Cotton Market and other areas.
The impact of the drive was so strong that the markets at Gokulpeth and Jafarnagar did not open. The civic body has started the anti-encroachment drive on Saturday. And action had been taken against total 42 markets on Saturday.
This is a move of NMC to curb the encroachments on the roads and footpaths which is really creating difficulty for traffic. Action was taken in all zones. And the roads became clear for traffic after the shops were removed.
This move from the NMC is really creating trouble for the vendors and sellers.However, the citizens has got real relief from this menace.
During the Janta Darbar the Mayor has got many complaints regarding it. After that he directed the administration to start the anti-encroachment drive from January. And the new civic chief Tukaram Mundhe also contributed for the drive. Usually there is heavy rush on weekends. But due to this the markets at Gokulpeth and Jafarnagar was not open on Sunday.