Close educational institutions, coaching centers, public, sports clubs in Srinagar: Mayor
Srinagar: Srinagar Municipal Corporation(SMC) on Wednesday ordered
closure of all educational institutions, public clubs, sports clubs, indoor and
open stadiums, coaching centers within Srinagar limits till further orders.
Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Mayor, Junaid Azim
Mattoo in a tweet said, “Under a special set of statutory provisions, SMC has
ordered closure of all educational institutions, public clubs, sports clubs,
indoor and open stadiums, coaching centers within #Srinagar City Limits till
further orders. The order within SMC limits takes effect from tomorrow”
He further said that, “It is not my “suggestion”. It is a
special emergency resolution passed unanimously by the elected Corporation
under full authority vested in it to take such measures in situations like
these under the J&K Municipal Corporation Act, 2000.”
“All educational institutions within Srinagar City limits –
to allow us to plan, sterilize and sanitize schools, colleges, etc. It’s a
precautionary measure and unavoidable” he tweeted.