BMC Removes Over 9000 Illegal Hoardings

Given the code of conduct for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the BMC has given impetus to this campaign.

BMC Removes Over 9000 Illegal Hoardings

Since the last one-and-a-half month, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has removed over 9000 illegal hoardings and covered 7000 banners on walls. Since the code of conduct in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections was given impetus, the BMC has started a special campaign to remove illegal banners across the city. There are several government departments working for the ideal implementation of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) with the license department of BMC being one of them.

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On the first day, the BMC officials had removed 1500 illegal hoardings, posters, banners from private and public places on March 10. In the last one month, BMC has removed over 8657 unauthorised billings on public properties and 350 on private properties. Of the 24 wards, the most hoardings i.e. 1,126 were removed in Goregaon (P / South) ward.

After that, 714 banners were removed from Dahisar (R / North) ward. BMC has covered 7,399 signals in public places in a month, which have names of politicians and has registered police complaints of 44 cases of illegal hoardings.

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