VEHARI: The Tehsil Municipal Administration will launch an anti-encroachment drive here especially in Khanewal Chowk, Club Road, Jinnah Road areas abandoned last year due to political interference.

Operation clean-up will continue till the removal of all encroachments from the city and other adjoining commercial areas to avoid untoward incidents like road accidents, said TMO Mian Azhar. He added Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had directed the administration to remove encroachments immediately. He added traders had been taken into confidence over the anti-encroachment drive. He asked them to remove encroachments otherwise the administration would do so itself. He said that anti encroachment operation will continue for ensuring safety of the people.–Staff Reporter