LAHORE – Fire erupted in the basement of Anarkali’s Tomb on Tuesday and burnt record while teams of Rescue 1122, Fire brigade and Town Municipal Administration extinguished fire.
The archaeological department had completed the task of repairing Anarkali’s Tomb a couple of days back. It is a building of immense historical interest. The damage began to be inflicted on the place of burial of Anarkali, which stands in the Civil Secretariat. It was later partially converted into a church, then into a records room and today still houses archives.
The renovation of resting place of Anarkali was repaired at the cost of five million rupees.