Pakistan approves Rs 2.35 crore to buy ancestral houses of Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmud Khan formally approved the proposal

PTIUpdated: Saturday, January 02, 2021, 10:00 PM IST
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New Delhi: Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Saturday approved the release of Rs 2.35 crore to purchase the ancestral houses of legendary Bollywood actors Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor located in the heart of this city. The government declared both the houses as national heritages.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmud Khan formally approved the proposal, allowing the authorities concerned to purchase the ancestral havelis at a rate determined by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Communication and Works Department a few weeks back.

Deputy Commissioner of Peshawar Muhammad Ali Asghar, following a report of the Communication and Works Department, has fixed the price of Dilip Kumar’s four marla (101 square metre) house for Rs 80.56 lakh while that of Raj Kapoor’s six marla house (151.75 square metre) for Rs 1.50 crore.

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