HAFIZABAD-A close relative of State Minister Saira Afzal Tarar has called on the Punjab Chief Minister and the Prime Minister to stop the minister and her father Afzal Hussain Tarar for attempting to grab her 56 acres inherited land.

Addressing a press conference at her residence in Kolo Tarar on Monday, Salwat Sikandar Tarar alleged that due to political differences with Afzal Tarar, he had got transferred her inherited land measuring 56 acres into the name of a relative Mumtaz Tarar in 2008 with the connivance of Patwaris and Tehsildar.

However, she got a stay order from the court and during 2016 local government elections Mumtaz Tarar promised to restore ownership of her land, she informed.

Salwat Sikandar Tarar is the great granddaughter of Khan Bahadur Ata Ullah Khan Tarar, the first Muslim member from the undivided Punjab in the Viceroy Council of India, granddaughter of late MLA/MNA Mian Saifullah Tarar and cousin of Mamoon Jafar Tarar, who defeated Mian Afzal Hussain Tarar in the recent election for the slot of chairman Union Council Kolo Tarar.

She said that Afzal Tarar and his armed guards attempted to occupy her land and when she and other women staged a protest against his attitude, he and his gunmen allegedly thrashed them. She said that she has submitted application to the SHO and other officers but they have lent deaf ear to her request. She alleged that both father and her daughter are tarnishing the image of the Punjab CM and the PM and called on them to provide her justice.

Eid milan party at UoG

GUJRAT-An Eid Milan Party was held at Hafiz Hayat Campus of University of Gujrat on Monday - the first working day after long holidays of Eidul Fitr came to an end. A cake was also cut to mark the occasion.

“Such festive occasions provide us with an opportunity to help and share our joys with the disadvantaged and less-privileged in the society,” UoG Vice Chancellor Dr Ziaul Qayyum, who presided over the meeting, said on the occasion. He expressed his hope that the UoG faculty, apart from imparting knowledge, would keep focusing on students’ character building so that they could play their role as useful members of the society. UoG Registrar Dr Tahir Aqil said that various initiatives taken by the varsity under the wise leadership of Dr Zia have already started reaping fruit.

Dean Faculty of Sciences Dr Muhammad Fahim Malik stressed the need for an honest and sincere approach in the discharge of our duties being Muslim.

Various UoG heads of departments, chairpersons and directors who were present on the occasion also spoke.