Srinagar: Srinagar Owing to Coronavirus threat, Srinagar Municipal Corporation(SMC) on Wednesday , March 11 ordered closure of all educational institutions, public clubs, sports clubs, indoor and open stadiums, coaching centers within Srinagar limits till further orders. The order in this regard was issued by Mayor SMC Junaid Azim Mattu.
Mattu in a tweet said, “Under a special set of statutory provisions, SMC has ordered closure of all educational institutions, public clubs, sports clubs, indoor and open stadiums, coaching centers within #Srinagar City Limits till further orders. The order within SMC limits takes effect from tomorrow”
He clarified that, “It is not my “suggestion”. It is a special emergency resolution passed unanimously by the elected Corporation under full authority vested in it to take such measures in situations like these under the J&K Municipal Corporation Act, 2000.”
“All educational institutions within Srinagar City limits – to allow us to plan, sterilize and sanitize schools, colleges, etc. It’s a precautionary measure and unavoidable” he tweeted.