Lahore: THE staff of the Town Planning Wing and Commercialization Directorate, LDA, continued its operation against violations of building bye-laws here Thursday and demolished a building besides sealing seven others for carrying out commercial activities on residential plots.

The LDA staff demolished a show room that had been illegally constructed after altering the original building plan of a residential flat No.6-F, Canal Cottages, New Muslim Town, Lahore.

The structure was initially sealed and later demolished by LDA after fulfilling all legal formalities.

The staff also sealed five residential properties in Gulshan-e- Ravi and two others in Allam Iqbal Town which were being unlawfully utilized for commercial purposes.

The sealed properties in Gulshan-e-Ravi included a store set up on plot No 410C, a dry clean shop at plot No 138 D, a betel (pan) shop at plot No 181 D, a store at plot No 202 D and a clinic at plot No 60 A.

The properties that were sealed in Jehanzeb Block, Allama Iqbal Town included an illegal rickshaw stand set up at plot No 557 and a fish shop at plot No 6.

The staff also recovered an amount of Rs 230,000 on account of commercialization fee from two private schools operating in Gulshan-e-Ravi.

Source: The News