Panchkula: Municipal Corporation Panchkula has placed various route maps and sign boards depicting various sectors but finding directions has become a gruesome task. Some student body outfits of Panjab University have defaced government property at various places in the city. Panjab University Students Council Elections are around the corner so does the poster war among competing outfits.
Earlier, pasting of posters on government properties was a common feature in Chandigarh but now Panchkula too has become a victim of poster war. Almost every roundabout, streets of city are dotted with posters of different student bodies. .
MC on the other hand has claimed to carry out an extensive drive to remove illegal posters from city including billboards which have been illegally put up by activists.
Lalit Siwach, Municipal Commissioner Panchkula said, ‘’ We will check this issue and enforcement authorities will also be directed to keep a tab and an intensive drive to remove the posters will also be carried out in coming days. All illegal posters will be removed and appropriate action will be taken against those who are involved in defacing Panchkula.’. Sources in MC said it was difficult to remove posters which had been up in huge numbers. At some places like beneath flyovers and walls of some buildings, shops and chowks hundreds of posters have popped up overnight.
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