Online classes petition discarded by Lahore High Court


Lahore High Court has discarded the petition filed against the conduct of online classes. It is important to note that all the institutes are conducting online classes owing to the current pandemic across the world. The petition detailed that online classes couldn’t be conducted as there are numerous reasons which stands as hurdles in its successful conduct. The petition said that the lack of internet facilities in rural areas for the students is causing a trouble in conducting online classes.

Justice Ayesha Malik of LHC discarded the petition based on such claims and instructed all the institutes of the province to start conducting online classes. She further added that these online classes shall be continued during the COVID – 19. This decision was taken on two fronts, firstly, to prevent the academic loss and secondly, to facilitate the running of institutes. Lastly, a committee has been established on the request of Education Minister of Punjab, Mr. Raja Yasir Hamayun. This committee will be responsible for ensuring the conduction of online classes along with finalizing the subject-wise schedule and curriculum.

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