Lahore: An operation against encroachers in different parts of the city has been launched, a news source quoted Lahore Deputy Commissioner Anwar-Ul-Haq. The drive is being carried out in the areas surrounding the shrine of Data Gunj Bakhsh and Bibi Pak Daman.
According to the latest reports, temporary and permanent encroachments are being demolished in the roads and lanes leading to Bibi Pak Daman. These also include some shops and commercially used shacks. In addition to the removal of encroachments, the neighbourhood is also being cleaned up. Similar activity is being carried out in the immediate vicinity of shrine of Data Gunj Bakhsh. In this particular operation, strong action is also being taken against beggars, who are to be shifted to Beggar’s Home made on Raiwind Road for rehabilitation.