RAWALPINDI  - Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) launched an operation against the stallholders who decorated their stalls on footpath and creating hurdles in smooth flow of traffic. The operation was carried on the special directives of Rawal Town Administrator Anwar Saif Jappa. TMA staff has geared up action against the encroachers and the operation against them would be continued till Chand Raat. Town Officer Regulation Aftab Chohan said that TMA is engaged to remove the encroachers from the city’s roads and the operation will be continued without any pressure.

TMA launched operation against the encroachers in Commercial Market, Khybane Sir Syed, Bhabra Bazaar, Raja Bazaar, Pirwadhi , Muslim Town, Sadiqbabad, College Road and Benazir Bhutto. During the operation, TMA confiscated 2 trucks and sent the goods into the storeroom. Administrator Rawal Town Anwar Saif Jappa asked the traders community to cooperate with the TMA staff to wipe out the encroachment so that the flow of traffic could be maintained.

On the other hand, the important shopping malls are in the grip of encroachers and traffic police failed to maintain traffic on roads especially after Iftar.

People throng to the markets for Eid ul Fitr shopping who are facing difficulties in shopping due to the encroachers.