Kashmir

Ban imposed on illegal extraction of stones

KISHTWAR: Acting tough against the people involved in illegal practice, District Magistrate Angrez Singh Rana has imposed complete ban on the extraction of stones here in and around Zundil and Shalimar Nallah.

As per district administration spokesperson, the DM, in excise of powers conferred on him under Section 144 CrPC, vide, Order no. 33 of 2018 Dated 27.07.2018* has imposed complete ban on the illegal extraction of stones in and around Zundil and Shalimar Nallah”.

Further, DM has directed Tehsildar and SHO Kishtwar to ensure the implementation of the order and asked them to initiate stern action against the violators.

The said order by and large was appreciated by the public of Kishtwar.

The Mahajan Langar Committee who has organised Langer for Machail Mata piligrims near Zundil nallah has also expressed their gratitude and sincere regards towards DM for safeguarding the lives of yatris as there was reasonable apprehension of happening of any untoward incident in case the extraction of stones would have continued unabatedly.

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