Give safety to martyr‘s followers: Lahore HC

BATHINDA: The high court on Monday directed the chief city police officer () to provide foolproof security at Shadman roundabout on March 23 to allow followers of freedom fighter to observe his 87th death anniversary.
Lahore-based Bhagat Singh Memorial Foundation chairman Imtiaz Rashid Qureshi on March 17 had filed a petition in the court for security, citing threat to followers of by some religious groups opposing the observance of his martyrdom day. The court of justice also directed the petitioner to appear in the office of the CCPO with a copy of the court order on March 21.

A large number of followers assemble at the chowk every year on March 23 to observance the martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev.

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