Punjab bans one-wheeling, aerial firing on Independence Day

F.P. Report

LAHORE: Imposing ban on one-wheeling of bike and celebratory gunfire on Independence Day, Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Hassan Askari on Sunday directed police to take strict action against those violating the law.

The CM has directed traffic police to ensure free flow of traffic around recreational spots as he asked the nation to celebrate the historical day with full fervour.

Askari directed the Punjab police, administration and all the relevant departments to stay alert to cope with any situation. He ordered to ensure all the arrangements for protection of people’s lives and properties.

He also said the national heroes would be paid tribute on Independence Day.

The entire nation is doused in hues of joys, emotions, and resolve as it stands two days away from celebrating 71st Independence Day.

Preparations in connection with the Independence Day are at its bloom in every nook and corner of the country.

A full dress rehearsal was held in Islamabad on Sunday for the central flag hoisting ceremony.

On August 14, the day will dawn with 31 gun-salute in the federal capital, and 21 gun-salute in provincial capitals.

President Mamnoon Hussain will be the chief guest at the flag hoisting ceremony to be held at the Convention Centre Islamabad.

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