VEHARI-A complaint was lodged with the Environment Department against Baba Farid Seed Corporation, Ludden Road for spreading dust pollution in the area.

The complainant said it causes dust pollution which is dangerous for human health as a many people are suffering from dangerous disease due to dust pollution

The complaint was lodged by Kallemullah of Siddiqia Colony. the complainant said a large number of residents including Mukhtar Ahmed, Yousaf, Kashif, Imran, Niaz Ahmed, Abdul Jabbar and others protested and demanded the Multan Divisional Commissioner ensure shifting of the factory to other areas.

DO Environment Rana Safdar told The Nation, “Both the parties were summoned but the administration of Seed Grading Unit did not attend the meeting. It seems that Baba Farid Seed Corporation admin is not serious to solve the problem.”

The department directed the corporation under section 6(1) (a) (m) of PEP (amendment) act-2012, and warned to adopt steps to control the dust pollution within 3 days only. Owner of Baba Fareed Seed Corporation Mr Asif said that activities had been stopped at the mills due to complaint.