Lahore High Court has stopped Home Secretary Punjab from blocking the road during any cricket match.
A case was heard in the Lahore High Court on Thursday against blocking traffic during local matches. The Home Secretary appeared in the Punjab court on a court order. The court restrained Home Secretary Punjab from blocking the road during any cricket match.
Justice Shahid Karim remarked that Lahore has become one of the most polluted cities in the world and the atmosphere is polluted due to smog.
On October 8, the Kolahor High Court stopped blocking roads during cricket matches. Justice Shahid Karim had remarked that protection of fundamental rights of citizens is the responsibility of the court.
The PCB informed the court that it gives all directions to the Home Ministry to take steps for the security of the teams. The court was told that 1.5 million vehicles remained stuck in traffic during the matches. The court remarked that Take the signal-free route from the hotel to take the teams to the stadium and the routes should not be closed during this time.
The CTO told the court that the Home Department had directed to give zero traffic and police policy is not manipulating. The court remarked that we have made great efforts to control environmental pollution in 3 years and now smog is again in Lahore It has started. Smog wreaks havoc every year and 7 million people die from environmental pollution all over the world while 6 million pounds of carbon dioxide is produced. We cannot play with the atmosphere of the city like this.
The court further remarked that Pakistan Cricket Board organizes big events. You shut down people’s businesses at Gaddafi Stadium. What will happen in the future when foreign teams come?