Removal of unauthorised hoardings begins

Staff Reporter

TAMBARAM: Officials of the Revenue Department of Kancheepuram district and those of the Alandur, Pallavaram and Tambaram municipalities started removing unauthorised hoardings on Grand Southern Trunk Road. Alandur and Pallavaram municipal officials said they were removing the hoardings following instructions from the Kancheepuram Collector to comply with an order of the Madras High Court to maintain the stretch of GST Road, between Kathipara and Pallavaram, as a hoarding-free zone.

The removal of hoardings has been on since Friday and is likely to continue till Monday. Tambaram municipal officials too started removing unauthorised hoardings. Officials said all hoardings on arterial roads, which did not have permission from the authorities, were being removed.