MCD seals shops in residential areas

New Delhi, March 29 | Updated: Mar 30 2006, 06:37am hrs
Acting on a Supreme Court order, the MCD on Wednesday began sealing of commercial establishments in residential areas whose owners have failed to give an undertaking, amidst stiff opposition from the traders.

The civic body started sealing such premises in all the 12 zones barring Narela under tight police security. The MCD had till Tuesday received 1,677 affidavits from shopowners.