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Resume sealing on Capital's 185 roads: MCD

The court on Nov 15 had given traders an opportunity to voluntarily close down shops, asking them to file affidavits by Nov 20.

india Updated: Feb 05, 2007 23:24 IST

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting between Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee and MCD officials on Monday.

The three-member panel directed the civic body to resume on Wednesday sealing of premises on 185 roads whose owners failed to file affidavits as mandated by the apex court in November last year, a panel member said.

The court on November 15 had given traders an opportunity to voluntarily close down shops violating norms and asked them to file affidavits to this effect by November 20.

The civic body has also been asked to target shopkeepers who filed affidavits but failed to comply by them.

Out of 25,000 traders who have filed affidavits by April 7 last year stating they would stop misuse of residential premises by June 30 last year, about 18,000 had given undertaking by November 20 that they had already stopped the misuse.

Meanwhile, the MCD today continued the court-ordered sealing drive taking action against eight units in West Delhi.

With today's drive, the number of shops sealed since the resum