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Photo Story: Rains play havoc with Lahore

Malik Omaid

Pictures after the recent bout of heavy rain.

It rained in Lahore for whole last night. Though it was nostalgic to hear the music of downpour in the dark whole but as the day came, the sad reality started to bite. These are some Photos of Lahore from today morning telling the story how last night heavy rain played havoc to the city.

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Newly built Kalma Underpass drowned deep under water.

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Huge infrastructure built just aside Minar-e- Pakistan but no attention given to sewerage system as usual.

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Students going to school in Lahore this morning , too bad they didn’t used metro bus.

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A good use of rain water is to make it a swimming pool, unhealthy though.

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Newly built infrastructure all drowned just because no attention given to sewerage system.

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A wonderful view of “Darya-e-Lahore”.

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A drowned Qadaffi stadium tells the competency of PCB officials.

 

Montek looks to Lahore for solutions

NEW DELHI, Nov 24, 2008 (Hindustan Times – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) —
Lahore, the cultural and political epicentre of undivided India, can now provide solutions to problems of urban India.

It has attracted modern Indian planners to study the city’s urban infrastructure. Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia will be visiting the city, where the Congress adopted the resolution for complete Independence and the Muslim League decided to have a separate Muslim nation, to study the its modern urban infrastructure.

 

“I, along with secretary, planning (Subhas Pani) will be visiting Pakistan to study what they have done to maintain urban infrastructure of Lahore despite population growth,” Ahluwalia said last week in the presence of Farzana Rana, Pakistan’s Union minister for women and former Pakistan Peoples Party spokesperson. Continue reading