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cantonment

Military esp formerly
History a permanent military camp in British India
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The establishment of Cantonments started during British period with the need for quartering the troops.
Both the parties set camps next to each other in major areas of both the cantonments.
KARACHI -- Polling at 31 wards, as one of the candidates has already returned unopposed, is progressing fast in six of Karachis Cantonment Boards since eight oclock this morning, said a senior official of Sindh Election Commission.
ISLAMABAD -- Hearing a case pertaining to holding elections in Cantonment Areas, the Supreme Court on Thursday expressed its annoyance over the government for not giving a deadline to hold local bodies' elections in cantonment area of the country.
The organisation of susceptible to costlier errors are procurement directorates, military estate office, cantonment boards and military engineer services," The Daily Times quoted the report, as saying.
The Shaktikhor cantonment in Chitwan is one of seven main cantonments across the country.
PML-N), Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI), Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) and other political parties, it was revealed in a rendum servey by reporter in Lahore and Walton Cantonment areas.
It may be recalled here the decision to setup cantonments in Dera Bugti and Kohlu was taken during General Musharrafs days and cancellation of his decision had been one of the principal demands of the Balochistan nationalist group.
PESHAWAR, October 12, 2009 (Frontier Star): The federal government has completed steady survey for the establishment of two cantonments in the Malakand division and work on it would be started at the end of this year on public wishes after the improvement of law and order situation in Swat.
PESHAWAR, July 13, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Work/Structure on establishment of Cantonments in Swat and Dir is underway while employment quota has been allocated for more than 3,000 locals of the area.
PESHAWAR, October 10, 2009 (Frontier Star): The security of all sensitive Cantonments Boards of NWFP have been placed on high security alert after terror attack on Army GHQ in Rawalpindi on Saturday.
The committee also constituted a sub-committee to review the matter and summoned Director General military lands and cantonments and president cantonment board Lahore to the committee meeting.