The Municipal Corporation Property Tax Department on Tuesday sealed 20 commercial properties that were not paying tax. The team led by Daljit Singh, the secretary of the corporation and the nodal officer of the property tax department, remained in the field for 5 hours from 11 am to 5 pm. During this, there was a debate while sealing a resort located on the bypass of the team and during the sealing at other places. However, the resort owner stopped the sealing by giving a check on the spot. The corporation’s team also sealed the Mohan International Hotel during this period. The hotel manager opposed the action.
During this, the team of the corporation visited Burger King at Lawrence Road Chowk, bank ATMs located at Shaheed Udham Singh Nagar Sultanwind Road, hotels located at Canal Road Akash Vihar, furniture showrooms, gyms located in Khandwala, salons, Sultanwind Road and two hospitals located in Khandwala, Kot. Sealed a mobile tower, saloon in Atmaram. This action was taken in 5 zones of the city. It is worth noting that during the review meeting, the Corporation Commissioner had on Monday given instructions to seal the properties of the property tax defaulters. At the same time, instructions were also given to expedite the recovery to meet the target of property tax collection.