LHC for better strategy to control sugar, flour prices

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Amraiz Khan
Lahore

The Lahore High Court (LHC) has given respite to the secretaries to adopt better strategies to control the long queues, control prices and ensure availability of sugar in Ramadan bazaars.

According to details, Justice Shahid Jameel Khan of the Lahore High Court heard a case regarding long queues of sugar buyers in Ramadan bazaars, controlling prices and ensuring availability.

The court remarked that beggars are being made, the matter is only about governance.

People are being lined up and identity cards are being demanded which is a violation of fundamental rights, price control is the job of the government.

The public prosecutor informed the court that meeting of all the secretaries of Punjab have been held on the order of the court.

The public prosecutor pointed out that out of 36 districts of Punjab, Lahore has the largest population and a special booth will be set up along with all Ramadan bazaars which will provide only flour and sugar.

The court directed the public prosecutor to ensure the availability and fixed price of sugar in the general market along with Ramadan bazaars.

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