explain the key features of the Lahore gate improvement scheme.

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a. In 1888 Lahore Gate Improvement Scheme was planned  by Robert Clarke for the Walled City residents, which was an extension scheme
b. Under this scheme, the residents  were moved away from the old city and the city was restructured in the square shaped around which shops were constructed
c. Streets were constructed in a grid pattern with similar width, size and nature , this gave symmetry to the area.
d. Land was to be divided into regular areas.
e. The ares came to be known as 
Clarkegunj,‚Äč but it remained incomplete and the idae really did not help in decogeting the old city
f. In fact, old city faced water and drainage problem


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