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Marketing campaign by The Free Press Journal to clear our skyline of unlawful hoardings

Mumbai: The politicians have failed us but once more and it’s time we the residents reclaim our metropolis. The rampant political hoardings dotting our streets and ruining our skyline have gotten insupportable.

Regardless of a directive by the Bombay Excessive Court docket in Jan 2017 to take away unlawful hoardings, you’ll be able to nonetheless see the eyesores in each nook and nook of the town. The court docket had instructed the Maharashtra authorities that the implementation of provisions of municipal legal guidelines ought to be executed on the stage of each ward.

The state was additionally requested to nominate a secretary to watch and supervise the implementation of the court docket’s directives. But hoardings of political events have turn out to be ubiquitous throughout Mumbai. Only in the near past, the BMC eliminated 1,700 unlawful hoardings in a particular 10-day drive.

In response to BMC knowledge, 28,677 unlawful hoardings had been eliminated throughout the town final 12 months. However is that this sufficient? It’s time we step in and make sure that the BMC removes each single unlawful hoarding within the metropolis.

The Journal is becoming a member of arms with the Mumbai North Central District Discussion board, a citizen-led organisation, to report each single unlawful hoarding. We urge you, expensive reader, as a resident of this nice metropolis, to affix us on this marketing campaign.

Ship us footage of unlawful hoardings and tag us on social media, or scan the QR code beneath to fill a kind and we’ll make sure the hoardings are eliminated. Your identification, relaxation assured, won’t be revealed.

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