LAHORE - Justice Hamid Ali Shah of the Lahore High Court (LHC) Thursday sought reply, within 15 days, from the Chairman Wapda on a petition filed against the alleged exemption to the Presidency, Prime Minister House, Governors House, Chief Minister Secratariat, Ministers offices and residences from loadshedding. On the petition filed by the Jurists Forum for Human Rights through Tariq Aziz Malik advocate, the court has also required Chairman Wapda to reply why loadshedding is continuing in the courts at the subordinate level to tremendous problems of the litigants and judicial officers. According to the petitioner, the exemption granted from loadshedding to the said public functionaries is discriminatory and unconstitutional as well as contrary to the fundamental rights of citizens. It says every one has equal rights in the eye of the law and if the said functionaries can enjoy exemption, the others also have the right to get the same. The petitioner also told the court about the pathetic situation and difficulties which judicial officers and litigant public are facing owing to long hours load-shedding at the level of subordinate judiciary. It says the poor litigant public come to the courts to pursue their cases from areas far away from the city spending money, energy and time but the non-availability of the power in the courtrooms during the loadshedding times, is not only creating added troubles for them but also affecting their cases. The petitioner has prayed to the court for directing the Wapda authorities concerned to end loadshedding in subordinate courts and that every citizens may be treated at par about loadshedding or exemption from it. Inkasar new SSP (D&I) Muhammad Inkasar Khan, PSP/PPM, has assumed his duties as Senior Superintendent of Police, Discipline & Inspections, at CCPO Office Lahore. In order to ensure his accessibility to the general public regarding any complaint, Inkasar Khan, PSP/PPM, can be contacted at his Office No 042-9202977, cell No 0300-8030503 and Fax No 042-9202973.