RAWALPINDI – Furniture factories illegally operating in the streets of Kurri, Band Khanna and Chaklala road have given rise to respiratory and other fatal diseases like TB in the areas. These factories have been set up inside the streets in connivance with the corrupt elements of Town Municipal administration. Lack of cleanliness and proper spray arrangements have turned these factories into hub of environmental pollution.
“Every home in the street is victim of nerve wrecking diseases as these factories continue to pummel our nerves day in day out through noise emission and toxic and pungent smell, said a group of residents in Band Khanna.
Several fire eruption incidents have occurred in our street due to presence of these factories, said Jamal Din a teacher from Chaklala road.
The residents of these areas demanded shifting of these factories to the industrial area forthwith to avert any untoward incident of fire outbreak.