CDA operation on PPP leader’s lawn is ‘political oppression’, claims Bilawal

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Improvement Authority (CDA) on Saturday demolished the garden of PPP Secretary Normal Nayyar Bukhari’s home, claiming that it was constructed on encroached land that belonged to the Quaid-i-Azam College (QAU).

The transfer was strongly condemned by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, who described the operation on Bukhari’s residence as “a software of political oppression”.

“The operation towards Nayyar Bukhari’s home is shameful,” mentioned Bilawal in a press release. “It’s an try to suppress political opinion.”

The CDA lately determined to conduct an anti-encroachment drive to clear the land that belongs to QAU. In keeping with a joint motion committee of the college, about 298 acres had been encroached upon. Earlier this week, following protests from QAU joint motion committee members, sources in CDA and Islamabad Capital Territory administration had mentioned that an operation was being deliberate to retrieve QAU land from the encroachers.

Bilawal demanded that the authorities additionally conduct an operation at Banigala — Prime Minister Imran Khan’s private residence. It’s pertinent to say right here {that a} suo motu case concerning homes allegedly constructed on encroached land in Banigala is being heard within the Supreme Courtroom.

The apex court docket had taken up unlawful constructions in Banigala on a letter written by Prime Minister Khan. The premier had invited the court docket’s consideration in direction of the large-scale encroachment on the botanical backyard, unchecked and unplanned development in Banigala, huge denuding as a result of large-scale tree felling and air pollution of the Rawal Lake as a result of sewage.

The court docket ordered the regularisation of properties in-built Bani Gala however the CDA has held off the process till the revision of the town’s grasp plan.

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