THE Lahore Development Authority (LDA) foiled an attempt to grab a precious 57-kanal piece of land earmarked for setting up new Haji camp in the Tajpura area here on Wednesday.

LDA Estate Management Directorate staff demolished the boundary walls and other structures which were being constructed on this land. Besides, the LDA issued warning notices to the squatters to leave this land within 24 hours.

During another operation, the staff of the Town Planning Wing of LDA sealed six properties at K block, Gulberg III, near Firdous Market. These properties were being illegally used for commercial purpose. Guesthouses and offices were constructed in the residences.

As party of its driver against violation of building bye-laws, the LDA demolished toilets and servant quarters that had been constructed in the backyard of houses in the Punjab Government Employees Housing Society, College Road, Township.

Meanwhile, the work on widening and improvement of Sabazar Main Boulevard from Multan Road to Band Road has been stared. The staff of the engineering wing of the LDA launched operation against encroachments on the Main Boulevard, Sabazar, and demolished more than 75 structures.

Source: The News