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Govt urged to acquire & preserve Kapoor Haveli

Govt urged to acquire & preserve Kapoor Haveli
PESHAWAR: Awami National Party on Friday asked the KP government to acquire and preserve the historic Kapoor Haveli, which was in a dilapidated condition.Through a statement issued here, the party...

September 19, 2020 Home Today's Paper Peshawar Govt urged to acquire & preserve Kapoor Haveli Peshawar September 19, 2020 PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) on Friday asked the KP government to acquire and preserve the historic Kapoor Haveli, which was in a dilapidated condition.Through a statement issued here, the party provincial spokesperson and Member Provincial Assembly from Peshawar, Samar Haroon Bilour, deplored that Archaeology Department was not taking any action to preserve the Kapoor Haveli, the birthplace of the members of Kapoors who hailed from Peshawar city.She said the KP government had been claiming that it had allocated funds for the preservation of the Kapoor Haveli.Samar Haroon Bilour said the minister for law while responding to a question in the KP Assembly had said the government had allocated fund for the Kapoor Haveli preservation, but she said it was not correct as the government cannot allocate funds for private property.

Samar Haroon Bilour said that the government should first purchase the property from its owner and then preserve it.However, she said, these claims were incorrect as the building was still private property.

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