LAHORE: Town Planning Wing of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) demolished an under construction marriage hall in Gulberg on Wednesday, which it said was being built without a permit. LDA officials said that they had initiated a drive against illegal construction. On Wednesday, they raided plot 27 Block-K in Gulbgerg where a marriage hall was being constructed without approval for the building plan or payment of commercialisation fee. The raiding team demolished the structure and sealed off the site. In another raid, LDA officials sealed off 15 shops in Gulberg’s Industrial Area on account of illegal construction and recommended legal action against the lawyers.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 25th, 2011.