Additional Deputy Commissioner Lahore, Dr Atiya Sultan has assured full security to the Aurat March Lahore. “After the disposal of our petition, we had an excellent meeting with ADC Dr Atiya Sultan who assured us of full security for the March in Lahore. We are grateful for women in public office who pave the way and understand our movement and its importance,” a tweet from the official Twitter account of Aurat March Lahore, read.

It is pertinent to mention here that, Aurat March Lahore filed a writ petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC) asking the court to protect its right to hold a women’s march petition in Lahore High Court (LHC). Earlier today, LHC observed that the administration has not stopped the Aurat march.

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Aurat March Lahore, in a statement on Sunday, said that on March 4, Lahore’s additional deputy commissioner issued directions to Civil Lines SSP to hold a meeting with the organizers and ask them not to take out the march.