Lahore High Court has been moved seeking a right for the minorities to elect their representatives. The petition was moved by Samson Salamat, Chairman Rawadari Tehreek maintained that the religious minorities should be entrusted with their legitimate right to elect their representatives in the local government elections.
The petitioner Samson Salamat beseeched the court for an early ruling in favor of the minorities so that they will be able to elect their own representatives. The Petition was filed on the Petitioner’s behalf by Advocate Rizwan Zaka in the court of Lahore High Court Judge Syed Mansoor Ali Shah.
“The petitioner maintained in his petitioner that a justice delayed is justice denied. He claimed that a petition seeking right for minorities to elect their representatives is already presented before the court, while the case hearing has been met with undue delay.
The petitioner Samson Salamat invoked a ten months old brief ruling by the court related to the right of religious minorities to elect their representatives. He maintained that after ten months have passed, the court has not pronounced a detailed ruling over this case, instead the case was adjourned till unspecified time. The petition urged Chief Justice Lahore High Court Justice Mansoor Ali Shah to articulate swift ruling so that the religious minorities are able to elect their representatives.