The Lahore Excessive Courtroom has ordered the Punjab house secretary that no street be blocked throughout nationwide and worldwide cricket matches.
The court docket heard a petition filed by a citizen.
Listening to the identical petition final week, the court docket had requested the authorities, “Who informed you to dam roads throughout matches?”
Lahore CTO informed the court docket that the directions to dam roads have been issued by the house division. “No police policymaking is concerned within the choice,” he mentioned.
On the listening to on Thursday, the house secretary appeared within the court docket.
Throughout the listening to, Justice Shahid Karim remarked that Lahore has grow to be one of the vital polluted cities on this planet and the ambiance is polluted due to smog.
The court docket mentioned no roads will probably be blocked throughout cricket matches both native or worldwide.
The house secretary assured the court docket that another site visitors plan can be issued to keep up the movement of site visitors throughout matches.
“If the Pakistan Cricket Board is internet hosting worldwide occasions, they need to accommodate the groups close to the stadiums,” Justice Karim mentioned, including that closing or blocking roads will not be an answer.
Each time a world occasion is scheduled in Pakistan, step one taken by authorities is to dam roads and site visitors, individuals usually complain.
When the New Zealand cricket workforce arrived in Rawalpindi, the Cricket Stadium Street was closed for all of the matches.
Murree Street from Faizabad to the Double Street was closed each time the cricket groups arrived on the stadium or left. Individuals have been informed to make use of various routes to keep away from inconvenience.