Lahore mansion once occupied by Mani Shankar Ayar set to be demolished for plaza

Islamabad, Sept 29: A mansion in the Pakistani city of Lahore, that was occupied from time to time by many known personalities, including senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Ayar, is being demolished to create space for commercial plazas, according to a report.

One of the portions of the Laxhmi mansion, where mainly Anglo-Indian and Parsi families used to live has been demolished.

Now eyes are on the remaining portions of the building situated between Hall Road and Beadon Road in Lahore, the Dawn reports.

According to the paper, the pre-partition resident of the mansion also includes Chaudhry Zafrullah, the first foreign minister of Pakistan.

The famous writer, poet and pedagogue Tajwer Najeebabadi and his sons also resided there, the report said. (ANI)