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SMC says it cleared snow off roads


Srinagar Dec 12 (KINS): The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Saturday successfully cleared snow off the  roads on all important stretches running through the city and connecting important  destinations, with special focus on the roads leading to hospitals, religious places and the government offices, a spokesperson of SMC in a statement to news agency KINS said.
The statement said that services of 3000 sanitation workers were utilised for  clearance of snow from lanes, bylanes , pavements, hospitals,  Ration Ghats, electric water supply stations, religious  places, government departments  and other vital places on priority.
“Commissioner SMC Gazanfar Ali  along with SMC officers  toured several areas in the uptown and the old city and took on-the-spot inspection of the ongoing clearance drive. Snow was cleared from religious places  including Hazratbal, Khanyar, Naqshband Sahib, Makhdoom Sahib , ChatiPadshai, other Gurudwara’s , mosques , Imambaras and shrines,” it says.
The statement says that Commissioner expressed satisfaction over the swift removal of snow from the main  stretches in a drive that started early morning  from all the areas including LalChowk, Habba Kadal,MA Road,  Hassanabad, SafaKadal,  Harisingh High Street, Zero Bridge,DC office,   Secretariat road ,Naalimar road, Qamarwari,  Noorbagh etc.
“Snow was cleared from all the hospitals as well  including LD hospital, Gousia Hospital, SMHS ,  SKIMS, Bone and Joints Hospital, Psychiatric hospital etc,” it reads.
“Ali said most of the city lanes have been  cleared by the SMC staff and many machines are on the job to ensure no resident  faces any inconvenience due to snow accumulation.  He said the immediate priority was to ensure all roads leading to hospitals and religious places, including shrines and gurdwaras, are cleared for movement of people and traffic. The important Lal Chowk-Airport Road was also attended to early in the morning. Meanwhile Ali also took stock of dewatering stations and passed orders to  address waterlogging issues in the city,” the statement reads.

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