Jammu, Feb 20: Jammu District Administration on Saturday ordered closure of over 100 restaurants and eating points allegedly built on state land along Sidhra-Kunjwani Bye Pass road on city outskirts.
Official sources told UNI that the Jammu District Administration has passed directions regarding closure of all restaurants functional on state land along the bye pass road that runs from Narwal-Sidhra connecting with Jammu-Srinagar national highway.
“There were reports that more than 100 eating points were constructed along Sidhra bye pass road and mostly they were built on the state land,” sources said.
The teams of Revenue Department along with Jammu Development Authority and Forest Department assisted by police force rushed to the spots to shut the eateries.
They expressed that the owners have been directed to produce documents and record of land, adding, “those found illegally raised without permission and completing required formalities, have to face the music.”
Meanwhile, police sources said that these points were reportedly becoming favourite destinations for youngsters and they remain open till late evenings.
These fancy and well designed food points have emerged as hub to freak out for youth especially the college goers.