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HCJP TAKES NOTICE OF THREATS POSED TO TEMPLE AT KARACHI

Dated: 24-March-2014

The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani took notice on press clippings of different news papers dated 22.03.2014 containing the statement of Chairperson, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan stating that an old Hindu temple (Shri Ratneshwar Mahadev) in Karachi is threatened by the construction of underpasses and flyovers at Clifton.
 
Taking the cognizance, the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan passed the following order:
          
“Detailed reports be called from Chief Secretary, Govt. of Sindh and Administrator Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) within two weeks with respect to the environmental assessment studies and the potential threat, if any, to the said temple.” 
 
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