PTI Photo by Atul Yadav
PTI Photo by Atul Yadav

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the matter pertaining to the ongoing sealing drive in the national capital. The drive to seal commercial establishments flouting provisions of the 2021 Master Plan began on January 7 in Khan Market, on the orders of a Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee.

Till now, over 1,500 commercial establishments have been sealed across the city. According to the master plan, traders using properties for mixed purposes, have to pay a one-time conversion charge at the rate notified by the Delhi Government.

The ongoing sealing drive, which was restricted to local markets, will now be extended to residential areas. Earlier, the top court-appointed monitoring committee on directed three civic bodies – South, East and North Delhi – to identify residential buildings where stilt parking is illegally being used for commercial activities.

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