LAHORE: Deputy Commissioner rejected the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) request for holding a political rally at Jail road today and advised to hold it an alternative place.
The administration said that they will not allow any party to block the main road for the entire day and create problems for the commuters and residents in this regard.
District administration will provide any kind of assistance if the party decides to hold their gathering at different location, they added.
However, the PTI leadership said that they will hold its rally for the NA-120 by-election campaign at Jail Road and district government needs to ensure the security at the venue
A tough contest is expected between the PTI and PML-N for the NA-120 seat on September 17.