: Collector Ashish Kumar appealed to proprietors of shops to obtain necessary permits from the local planning authority and continue their business ventures. In a statement, he said the officials were conducting raids to verify whether the shops in commercial complexes were being operated with permitted licence by the authority or not. Defaulters could utilise this opportunity to obtain licences soon. If anybody was found guilty of violating the norms, stringent measures would be initiated against them, he said. Without obtaining approval, many buildings were constructed. These should go, he said.

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