LAHORE: Commissioner Lahore, Muhammad Ali Randhawa, has announced that the deadline for removing encroachments before Eid has expired.
As a result, the operation against encroachments in the city will continue. Randhawa has directed the Metropolitan Corporation Lahore (MCL), Lahore Development Authority (LDA), district administration, and police to take part in the ongoing operation.
The #deadline given before Eid is over/On the direction of Commissioner Lhr, Muhammad Ali Randhawa,the #operation against #encroachments in the city continues.11 more commercial premises were sealed.#MCL,#LDA,Dist.Administration n police r taking part in Operation. pic.twitter.com/LcCyFTZBx7
— Commissioner Lahore Division (@commissionerlhr) April 28, 2023
According to the latest reports, 11 more commercial premises have been sealed during the operation.
The Commissioner has been actively monitoring the progress of the operation, which has been carried out to clear the city of illegal structures and encroachments.
The operation has been met with mixed reactions from the public, with some lauding the authorities’ efforts to reclaim public spaces.
In contrast, others have expressed concerns over the impact on businesses and livelihoods.
Despite the challenges, Commissioner Randhawa remains steadfast in his commitment to continue the operation and ensure that the city remains free from encroachments.