LAHORE Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif has directed that the ban on kite-flying in the province should be strictly implemented and a vigorous crackdown be launched against the elements involved in producing kites and kite flying materials like string. He said that anyone found violating the ban on kite flying, no matter who he was, would not be spared. He said strict action would be taken if any human life was lost due to kite-flying anywhere in the province. He further directed that stern action should be taken against land grabbers, hooligans and extortionists and said that Police should serve as a symbol of terror for such elements in the interest of protection of life and property of people. The Chief Minister said this, while presiding over a high level meeting regarding law and order at Chief Minister Secretariat, here Monday. He said that all senior police officers should ensure implementation of these orders in their respective areas and take prompt action against the elements involved. He said that action should not take to involve innocent persons to show illegitimate performance. He directed that a report should be submitted to him next week regarding the action against anti-social elements. Shahbaz Sharif further said that Pakistan is passing through a critical phase and cannot afford confrontation. He said that Assembly Members should stress upon Muslim League workers to exercise restraint and tolerance and remain completely peaceful. He further directed that solid measures should be taken for maintaining law and order on the occasion of by-elections. With regard to checking the trend of registration of bogus FIRs, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif directed Chief Secretary to hold meetings on fortnightly basis for the disposal of bogus cases. Earlier, Chief Secretary gave a detailed briefing regarding bogus FIRs. Chief Secretary, Home Secretary, Secretary Information, Additional IGs of CID and Special Branch also attended the meeting. N workers to exercise tolerance: Shahbaz Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif has asked the PML (N) workers to exercise tolerance and restraint in the present circumstances instead of being carried away by emotions. Addressing Assembly Members belonging to Muslim League (N), the Chief Minister said that workers should uphold the PML (N) tradition of tolerance and decency as confrontation will be harmful to national politics and democracy. He said that Pakistan can ill-afford such a situation in the present scenario. He stressed upon Assembly Members to remain present in their respective constituencies and ensure that Muslim League workers should not show any reaction, which might lead the country towards confrontation. He said that he is fully aware of the sentiments of Muslim League workers regarding the incidents of yesterday but the national situation demands a sane and responsible attitude.