LAHORE: Staff of the town planning wing of Lahore Development Authority demolished four illegal industrial structures on Defence Road and Hudyara Drain areas on Wednesday.
According to Lahore Development Authrity official, an illegal building was demolished in Moza Bhoptian adjacent to Lahore University. Similarly, a roof of an under-construction industrial hall was also demolished. Pillars, boundary walls and roof of two industrial buildings were also demolished in Fruit and Vegetable Market.
Meanwhile, construction work on other illegal buildings was halted and the violators were warned to get approved building plans of their properties by competent authority to avoid legal action. The LDA has long been on a campaign to raze illegal structures. Many of these buildings have created a nuisance for commuters and motorists who have to suffer through major traffic jams in various parts of the city.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 24th, 2017.