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Religious places be thoroughly cleaned up with lime powder, fumigation: SMC


Srinagar, Jun 10: Srinagar Municipal is going to launch an extensive sanitation drive with the aim to keep special focus on upcoming Shab-e-Qadar and Eid-ul- Fitr.
This was decided in a meeting taken up by Commissioner SMC Riyaz Ahmed Wani with all the senior Municipal Officers along with the ward officers.
Commissioner SMC passed on directions to launch Continuous upgraded Sanitation at various shrines, mosques including Peer Dastagear Sahib, Jamia Masjid, Shaahi Hamdaan, Naksh Band Sahib, Hazratbal, Wousi Sahib ahead of Shab-e-Qadar and Eid-ul-Fitr.
The adjoining areas lanes, by lanes connecting to these religious places shall also be qualitatively sanitized said, Riyaz Wani.
He further stressed that all the machinery including hopper vehicles, sweeping machines, robots shall be pressed into service and the religious places be thoroughly cleaned up with lime powder, fumigation and other disinfectants and other necessary arrangements to be looked into for the upcoming festival of EID-UL-Fitr.
Commissioner later toured to various places including Hazratbal Shrine, Aali Masjid, Jenab Saab Shrine Soura, Eidgah and other areas to take stock of arrangements for sanitation.
Directions were also passed on to set up Municipal camps at various shrines and mosques for the convenience of public during the important day of Shab-e-Qadar and Eid-ul-Fitr so that the worshippers thronging to these religious places on these different eve’s shall be well facilitated besides providing refreshment on the occasion.
While stressing on street lights, Commissioner said that all the defunct street lights shall be made functional with the installation of more street light as required at these places so that public does not face any inconvenience during the worship hours.