New bench of IHC constituted to hear the petition against organizers of Aurat March


ISLAMABAD, March 31 (Online): Islamabad High Court (IHC) while constituting new bench in connection with petition seeking action against the organizers of Aurat March has fixed the petition for hearing on April 26.

Justice Amir Farooq will hear the petition against organizers of Aurat March.

Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb had sent the file to the Chief Justice (CJ) IHC for formation of new bench.

The petition has been filed by Tariq Asad advocate from Shuhada Foundation.

The petitioner has taken the plea that orders be issued for banning the events like Aurat March and Valentine day. Have women no rights in Pakistan. The matter may be sent to council for Islamic ideology for consideration. The record of funding to Pakistani and foreign NGOs be summoned.