LHC orders free parking, toilets at shrines across Punjab
File photo of Data Darbar shrine.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) in a landmark decision on Wednesday ordered the relevant authorities to give free services of parking including bike, cars and shoe rags for the pilgrims along with free-of-cost toilets facility at the shrines across Punjab, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Justice Qasim Khan also remarked that the Auqaf Department was illegally granting lease in the name of providing facilities.
It is relevant to note that there are 547 shrines, including Lahore's Data Darbar, across the province and the authorities have recently opened them for the public after the decline in coronavirus cases in Punjab.
Reporter Malik Ashraf