Web Desk: The most famous food street of Karachi ‘Do Darya’ located around Arabian Sea to be shut down after Ramadan in June, sources informed Newsone.
According to details, in 2010, the restaurants entered a licensing agreement with DHA, the agreement, which was for a period of two years, later some restaurants obtained a stay order from the Sindh High Court (SHC) for four years in 2014 which ends in May 2018.
As many as 7 restaurants have been sealed so far by DHA. On the other hand employees of the food street working at different restaurants have lodged protest against DHA.
“Around 10,000 employees are working at different food restaurants. DHA suddenly has sealed many restaurants which were closed for renovation work,” said owner of the one restaurant while talking to media.
He was of the view that restaurants were sealed without informing the owners. A source said that the DHA had already taken over a number of establishments in the vicinity and posted its guards there.
Do Darya is very well known dining spot these days, this spot is famous for last many years. Many people visit this place for smooth breeze in the evening, many who have interest in fishing also use to go there for fulfill their fishing hobby and also enjoy delicious food with a beautiful sea view.
Karachiites are not happy over the decision and most of them have shown their reaction over Twitter.
A big part of the city of lights is going down. The entire well established restaurants located at Do Darya are closing soon, Lets all reunite and stand up before the beauty of Karachi fades away. #SaveDoDarya@nadia_a_mirza@WaseemBadami @Xadeejournalist pic.twitter.com/sIIUTy5OlV
— Hani Qureshi (@HaniQureshi5) April 24, 2018
Yup… Some restaurants are already closed. Game over for Do Darya.. Thanks DHA
— Adeel Azhar (@adeel_azhar) April 23, 2018
Karachi is soon going to loose the beautiful #DoDarya food strip, this is one place where we take our guests with pride for a breathtaking experience of our beautiful city. This place has revived city’s reputation and hosted lot of foreigners too. Please dont shut them #DHA # pic.twitter.com/T0o97Vfrlf
— Usama Qureshi (@UsamaQureshy) April 21, 2018
Depressing! Planning a visit with family before Ramazan. Hope it remains in place.
— Rafique Jalal (@rafiquejalal) April 21, 2018
— Nadia Mirza (@nadia_a_mirza) April 23, 2018