ISLAMABAD: leaders of the lawyers’ movement hailed the PM Yousaf Raza Gilani decision of restoration of all deposed judges including Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. Addressing a press conference Supreme Court Bar Association President Ali Ahmed Kurd said that the lawyers’ struggle which continued for last two years for the restoration of deposed judges finally succeeded adding that the reason behind the success of lawyers’ movement is their peaceful struggle.
Justice (Retd) Tariq Mehmood hailed the restoration of deposed chief justice and other judges adding that he had full confidence about the success of deposed judiciary.
Justice (Retd) Wajihuddin Ahmed also hailed the government decision showing some reservations about the mode of restoring deposed judiciary.
Meanwhile, another lawyers’ leader Athar Minalla hoped that the government would prove from its actions that the judiciary is independent in the country. He said that to bury the ideology of necessity forever is the need of hour adding that it would be injustice with democracy if the November 3 acts were indemnified by the parliament.-SANA