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14 more illegal marriage gardens seized in Jaipur

Chief minister Raje had ordered a strict action against illegal marriage gardens following the Bharatpur tragedy.

May 14, 2017, 5:59 pm

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JMC officials seizing a marriage garden in Jaipur. Image credit: Post Staff.

Jaipur: Drive against illegal marriage gardens continued in Jaipur on Saturday and Sunday. Jaipur Municipal Corporation seized 14 more marriage gardens that were running illegally. These marriage gardens were not registered with the civic body. Some of the gardens that were seized are: Ratnakar Watika – Hawa Mahal West Zone Vijayvargiya Sewa Sadan – Hawa Mahal West Zone Manbhar Palace – Sanganer Zone Dungari House Garden – Tonk Road Prem Paradise and Celebration – JLN Marg Vrindawan Marriage Garden – Dadi Ka Phatak Bhanwar Kunj Garden – Nadi Ka Phatak Bhanwar Mahal Garden – Nadi Ka Phatak PL Vatika – Charan Nadi bypass Meena Paradise – Nangal Jaisa Bohara Two marriage gardens paid registration fee following which they will be allowed to operate, JMC officials said. As an estimate there are nearly 1100 marriage gardens in the city. Of them, only 583 are registered. Others are illegal. Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje had ordered a strict action against illegal marriage gardens in the state following the Bharatpur tragedy. The government directed all local bodies and municipal corporation to launch a drive seize all illegal marriage halls and gardens. The government has asked districts to ensure the compliance and submit a report by June 10.

First published: May 14, 2017