LHC summons AG Punjab in LG restoration case

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The Lahore High Court (LHC) has summoned the advocate general Punjab in pleas against the non-restoration of local governments (LG) system in the province, despite the Supreme Court’s orders.

Justice Ayesha Malik heard the plea pleas of 10 mayors of Punjab against the provincial government for not restoration LB government setup.

The lawyer of the applicants stated before the court in his comments the local bodies system has to be run by the elected representatives. The Punjab government is not restoring the local bodies’ setup despite the top court’s orders.

After hearing the arguments, the LHC bench has asked to advocate general of Punjab to appear before the court on October 18.—INP

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