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LHC Allows PAT to Stage Sit-in at Mall Road Until 10pm

Lahore (August 16, 2017): The Punjab government has allowed Tahirul Qadri’s Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) to stage its protest sit-in on Lahore’s Mall Road till 10pm Wednesday.

According to details, the Lahore High Court (LHC) had formed a five-member committee to resolve the dispute between the provincial government and PAT. It comprised DC Lahore, CCPO, advocate general, and lawyers.Meanwhile, party members committed to end the rally soon after Qadri’s speech.

Earlier, the district government had suggested holding the rally from Government Chowk to Istanbul Chowk, which was rejected by PAT.

The Mall Road Traders Association (MRTA) had challenged the sit-in, calling it a violation of the court’s order.

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