Hoardings give way to GEC security in Hyderabad

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | COREENA SUARES
Published Nov 15, 2017, 12:56 am IST
Updated Nov 15, 2017, 1:18 am IST
GHMC brings down 120 billboards, including flexis, banners, and posters; all turned out to be illegal.
 Painting of woman set to come up on a pillar at Hitec City flyover in Hyderabad.
  Painting of woman set to come up on a pillar at Hitec City flyover in Hyderabad.

Hyderabad: The VVIP security squad of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GEC) venue has asked the authorities to pull down hoardings along the Gachibowli, Kothaguda, Shilparamam route as they pose a threat to GES delegates. 

The GHMC has brought down 120 billboards, including flexis, banners, and posters, and all of them turned out to be illegal. Even legal hoardings on this route have been asked to be removed. The GHMC has already collected the advertising tax from these agencies. Talks are on with the clients to pull down the legal hoardings till the end of GES. 

“Three days ago, when a joint inspection was conducted by the municipal administration and urban development. We identified signages obstructing the route.  The GHMC has removed them,” said Dr. B. Janardhan Reddy, GHMC commissioner.

Talking to Deccan Chronicle, Sandeep Shandilya, Cyberabad commissioner, said, “The Cyberabad commissionerate has its own security format for the GES. Since HICC is the venue for several important events, the police is informed of its security. Currently, we are strengthening our forces and will deploy them in the Hitex Core area. Cyberabad police will soon start inspection of hotels where GEC delegates are likely to be stay.”  

The municipal corporation is removing illegal hoardings in the twin cities irrespective of the GES.

Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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