Monday, November 29, 2021  | 23 Rabiulakhir, 1443
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > Pakistan

Khyber men uproot trees planted during government’s plantation drive

They claimed government did not take permission from them

SAMAA | - Posted: Aug 9, 2020 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Aug 9, 2020 | Last Updated: 1 year ago

Some residents of Khyber's Mandi Kass deliberately uprooted trees planted by the government as a part of its countrywide plantation drive on Sunday.

The men said that the administration had planted the trees on disputed land without their permission. They staged a protest against the government.

The participants of the plantation drive tried to negotiate with the protesters, but nothing worked out. The protesters carried black flags in their hands and chanted slogans. They also gathered around the people planting the trees there and tried to physically overpower them.

According to the district administration, over 6,000 new trees planted by them were removed by these people.

Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and the district's deputy commissioner have taken notice of the incident and promised action against the perpetrators.

Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the biggest tree plantation drive on Sunday to plant 3.5 million saplings across the country in a day.

Over a million volunteers of the Prime Minister's Tiger Force across the country also planted trees as part of Ten Billion Tree Tsunami initiative, marking “Tiger Force Day” as earlier announced by the premier.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 
HOME  
 
 

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 

 
 
billion tree tsunami, initiative, trees, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mandi Kass, district administration
 

MOST READ
MOST READ
Omicron: Mandatory booster shots in Sindh as world trembles
Saudi Arabia lifts maximum age limit for Umrah pilgrims
Section 144 imposed around Nasla Tower, demolition continues
Lahore woman returning from work shot dead by security guard
Nasla Tower, petrol prices, PTI convention, Thal jeep rally
ECP orders probe, arrests over Lahore vote-buying videos
Unique “Monkey Buffet” festival kicks off in Thailand
 
 
 
 
 
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp