LHC annoyed at long queues of sugar buyers: LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday took the authorities worried to job over making individuals stand in lengthy lines to get sugar at more affordable prices at Sasta Ramazan Bazaars in Punjab.
A bench of the LHC expressed annoyance over non-availability of the sugar at regional supermarket as well as directed the authorities to quickly ensure that people are not made to wait in extensive lines at Sasta Bazaars as well as energy shops.
The court asked for a conformity report to be submitted to the bench tomorrow.
“People wait in lengthy lines for 5, 5 hrs to get one kilogramme of sugar,” the LHC observed. “Allow there be some self-worth. Do not turn individuals into beggars,” the court claimed.
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“It depends on the Punjab government to guarantee accessibility of sugar at main rates,” the LHC noted.
The court instructed the federal government to ensure schedule of cheaper sugar at grocery stores.
“Disparaging people by making them stand in long lines up is a severe infraction of the Constitution,” the LHC bench said.
A government advise said sugar is available at food store level and also individuals are not being made to stand in lines up at Ramazan Bazaars but offered with chairs to sit while waiting their resort to get the product.