LAHORE City leading roads were presenting deserted look with only gun-fitted police vehicles roaming everywhere and the main arteries were blocked with barriers and iron bars as the appalled Lahorites remained indoor. Punjab Governor Salman Taseer was buried amid tears and sobbing here at a local graveyard a day after he was gunned down by his security guard in the federal capital. All the markets, business centers, educational institutions and public offices remain closed while the provincial government declared public holiday following the assassination of the top PPP-leader. However, heavy police deployment across the City helped ensure peace and maintain law and order situation. The Lahorites were terrified and shocked over the assassination as they remained indoors and stayed away from visiting public places. Heavy police contingents were on-guard around the Governors House at The Mall and Salman Taseers Cavalry Ground residence. His funeral prayer was offered at Governors House at noon. Traffic police implemented a comprehensive traffic diversion plan for the funeral prayer and burial of Punjab Governor in order to ensure security and smooth traffic flow in the City. All the roads leading towards Governors House were closed down as the police put barricades and barriers on the road late on Wednesday night. The police blocked the road for general traffic from China Chowk to Governors House, Fatty Chowk to Avari Hotel, Aiwan-e-Iqbal to Kashmir Road to Governors House, LDA Chowk to Governors House and Davis Road Crossing to Governors House. The police also set up special parking lots for the participants of the funeral in Zoo parking, outside Aitchison College and near Bagh-e-Jinnah. On the other hand, traders closed down their businesses to avoid public anger though no major protests took place in the City.