Residents protest against deadline to vacate houses in Lahore
LAHORE (92 News) – The residents, whose houses came under Orange Line Metro Train project, held a protest demonstration, blocked the road and set ablaze tyres in Samanabad area on Wednesday.
The agitated residents held protest demonstration when Lahore Development Authority (LDA)issued 24 hour deadline to evacuate their houses. The protesters blocked the road, burned tyres and the removed the barriers put in place for Orange Line Metro Train project.
The agitated protesters said that they are being deprived off their houses and not even being paid, while a woman whose husband died of cardiac arrest today when he couldn’t see his house is being demolished.
Huge contingent of police along with Superintendent of Police (SP) Iqbal Town and LDA officials reached the spot and assured the protesters of fulfilling their demands after which the residents ended their protest.