1300 Judges of Punjab Lower courts have announced to end their strike while District and Session judge Zawar Ahmed sheikh has been sent on four month leave. The ongoing dispute between Lahore Bar Association (LBA) and judges of Punjab over transfer of session judge Zawar A. Sheikh turned to worst on Monday more than 1300 civil judges resigned in protest and expressed solidarity with Justice Zawar Shaikh. However on Tuesday, Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khwaja Mohammad Sharif met with civil judges and the situation between the bar and judiciary was reviewed in length. CJ Khwaja Sharif directed the civil judges to continue working for the people and the matter should be settled in an amicable way. It is pertinent to mention the lawyers have been demanding the transfer of session judge Zawar A. Sheikh for several months now accusing him of irrational behaviour. After the meeting, the civil judges decided to call off their strike and also withdrew their en mass resignations. Hence the lower court judges continued their case hearings on Tuesday. On the other hand Justice Zawar Shaikh has been sent on four month leave. Sources told that now Sohail Nasir would be the new session judge. While in Attock Khalil ur Rehman has been appointed as session judge in the place of Sohail Nasir.