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BHC orders Nazims to launch cleanliness drive

QUETTA: A division bench of the Balochistan High Court here on Wednesday ordered the Nazims of City, Chiltan and Zarghoon Towns to start cleanliness drive in the city and submit report on March 12 next.The bench also recommended that the Balochistan government should take strict action against the use of polythene bags. It also recommended that the government should introduce CNG rickshaws and make proper arrangements for providing better facilities to the people in this regard. The bench observed that it had come to their knowledge that the Punjab government had imposed ban on the use of two-stroke engine rickshaws and motorcycles in five major cities of the province.The court ordered SP Traffic Muhammad Azam Kakar not to allow any illegal vehicles in the city and take strict action against drivers plying their vehicles illegally.

The SP Traffic was also ordered to ensure that behaviour of traffic police personnel should be polite with the people and take strict action in accordance with law against such personnel who misbehave with the people.The court ordered the Motor Vehicle Examiner not to issue ‘fitness certificate’ to any vehicle, until approval of the board constituted for the purpose. The members of the board were ordered to issue fitness certificate after thorough checking of vehicles. The bench comprising Chief Justice Amanullah Khan Yasinzai and Justice Akhtar Zaman Malghani issued the order during hearing of a constitutional petition filed by JUI leader Maulvi Noor Muhammad submitting that cleanliness of the provincial capital was deplorable and prayed to order the officials concerned to take steps for improving of cleanliness of the provincial capital.
Source: The News
Date:12/21/2006