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Officials open locked-out Aisha Bawany College premises

KARACHI: Implementing Sindh High Court (SHC) orders, court officials on Thursday have opened locked-out premises of Aisha Bawany Government College after the Trust denied entry to students, ARY News reported.

Officials including Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah welcomed the court move with regard to loss of education.

Talking to ARY News, Aisha Bawany College Principal Dr Qasim expressed gratitude to the judiciary for taking a bold move. “We are thankful to judiciary for saving future of as many as 2500 students enrolled at the college.”

He said the classes will be resumed from Friday (tomorrow).

On Tuesday, a large number of students reached the college premises to attend the classes when they were denied entry into the premises.

Earlier, the SHC had ordered the reopening of the college after suspending a lower court’s order that issued directives to seal the premises while hearing a plea filed by the trust.

A brawl broke out between the government officials and Aisha Bawanay Trust when members of trust body refused t open the gates amid presence of large number of students.

Sindh Education Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar vowed to have the college opened as he said the loss of education was intolerable.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah also took the notice of the incident and called for immediate reopening of the college.

The trust officials maintained that the court’s bailiff had ordered sealing of the building.

Meanwhile, the officials of provincial education department blamed the trust for sealing the premises.



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