The Punjab Education Department and the Government of Punjab directed by the Lahore High Court Ordered Punjab to proclaim three weekly holidays and allow students to work from home. The choice made today during a court hearing. Dr. Murad Raas denied ordering three holidays, despite theLahore High Court Ordered Punjab having already instructed the Punjab government to take three weekly holidays. He claimed that no holidays announced December test papers due in the classrooms.
Due to the increased number of accidents these days caused by haze in Lahore and other Punjabi cities,Lahore High Court Ordered Punjab has implemented tough measures. Risk-taking in this case involves the innocent lives of the students.
Justice Shahid Kareem commanded the Punjab Government to announce three days of vacation in LHC tomorrow, December 7, 2022. However, the choice to holiday not taken seriously by the Education Department.
Although CM Punjab Pervez Elahi has already declared an environmental emergency in the province of Punjab due to smog issues.
Now, if the Punjab government neglects to submit a notification to the court, the court may declare the government in contempt of court. Here, it made clear that the court has only mandated holidays in Lahore.
In a press conference, Murad Raas stated that although early winter breaks are possible, it is not possible to announce three days off due to school exams.