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Bedi kick-starts drive against illegal hoardings

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

Lt Governor today launched a drive against unauthorised hoardings and advertisement material put up at various junctions here.

Accompanied by officials and workers of the municipalities, inspected the removal of illegal hoardings, as part of 'operation unauthorised '

The officials had identified the places, where the hoardings had been erected without permission from the municipalities.

A press release from said illegal hoardings dotting the main thoroughfare and trafficjunctions marred the beauty of the roads and buildings.

A team comprising officials from the police, public works departments and municipalities was constituted to regularly inspect the spots and prevent mushrooming of such hoardings.

The release said had directed the officials to communicate the information about the action taken every day through whatsapp.

Earlier, she inaugurated a police kiosk centre called 'Robot Cop' to furnish information to tourists on places of importance, on police stations to contact in case of emergency and other information.

The kiosk was set up under the banner 'Police Singam' (lion) with a statue of a police holding a computer that can be operated by tourists to get details of tourist sites and others.

V Narayanasamy and of police S K Gautam were also present.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 18:30 IST
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