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Lahore High Court trashes petition seeking ban on Aurat March

11:02 AM | 4 Mar, 2024
Lahore High Court trashes petition seeking ban on Aurat March

LAHORE – The top provincial court turned down plea filed against the holding of Aurat March, terming it inadmissible.

Lahore High Court (LHC) disposed of a petition filed by citizen Azam Butt who requested a ban on Aurat March after hearing initial arguments.

Justice Shahid Karim pronounced the decision on the petition filed by citizen Azam Butt. DC Lahore and others were made parties in the petition which said placards and banners of Aurat March opposed conservative society.

The petitioner stated that Aurat March will create same threat of disruption of peace as it has in the previous years.

The court was moved to stop the immoral publicity of Aurat March.

Lahore High Court earlier reserved decision after hearing the preliminary arguments but now dismissed it for being inadmissible.

Aurat March is an annual event held in major Pakistani cities in accordance with International Women's Day. The day aims to celebrate women's achievements and raise awareness about issues such as gender equality, women's rights, and violence against women.

Every year, women hit streets for political action on women’s rights and gender justice, with slogans from the events remaining in the limelight as many labeled them provocative.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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