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LHC declares River Ravi Urban Development Project illegal
January 25, 2022

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The Lahore High Court has declared the River Ravi Urban Development Project illegal and passed orders to immediately halt its construction in the city.

According to the details, Lahore High Court Judge, Justice Shahid Karim announced the reserved verdict and said that Section-4 of the Ravi Urban Development Authority Act, 2020, is against the constitution as it is contradictory to Article 144 of the Constitution of Pakistan.

He also ordered that the Ravi authority immediately repay the loan of five billion rupees it took from the Punjab government for the project.