PESHAWAR: The Peshawar excessive court docket has directed the provincial authorities and Peshawar Diocese’s bishop to respond to a petition of numerous teachers of the Edwardes university requesting to declare their ancient educational organization self reliant run with the aid of the board of governors notified in 1974.
A bench such as Justice Qaiser Rasheed and Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim additionally directed the university’s important not to take any damaging motion against the petitioners.
The bench declared that the current petition at the side of an in advance petition filed by means of Bishop Hamphery Sarfaraz Peter soliciting for to claim the college a private institution could be heard on June 20 to determine the issue at the earliest.
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It also prolonged an period in-between remedy granted earlier at the petition filed by way of the Diocese’s bishop directing the authorities consisting of the governor now not to take any negative motion about the affairs of the university.
additional propose preferred Waqar Ahmad Khan said as a preceding petition determined in 2016 thru declared the university a private educational group, the stand of the provincial government on the problem was now not heard, while essential facts were also hid from the courtroom.
The bench directed him to document remarks on behalf of the provincial chief secretary, higher training secretary, finance secretary and chairman of the college’s board of governors, that is the governor, following which arguments of all events will be heard.
propose Ali Gohar Durrani seemed for college contributors, while Farmanullah Khattak become the counsel for bathroom member Prof Gulzar Jalal, who has requested the courtroom to implead him as respondent in the petition of the bishop. Ashfaq Khan defended Bishop Humphery Sarfaraz Peter.
attorney Ali Gohar asked the court to claim the new bog installed by means of Peshawar Diocese’s bishop few weeks in the past illegal.
He said the schooling minister knowledgeable the residence on June 17, 1974, about an know-how between the primary and provincial governments that declared that a governing frame headed by means of the provincial governor and having representation of the training branch have been shaped to control the affairs of the college.
The attorney said after nationalisation, as Edwardes college turned into the sole non-public missionary institution prior to the nationalisation, the provincial authorities formed a right board having all stakeholders as members and governor as chairman.
He said in Mar the Bishop in connivance with the main held a meeting of the executive Committee of the Diocese and came up with the concept of a new bathroom by means of disbanding the prevailing board headed by using the Governor.
He stated the bishop’s act of putting in place a rival lavatory turned into unlawful.
He introduced that the university were funded for greater than five a long time by way of the provincial government frequently and as such the university after accomplishing economic stability became an self reliant group and no longer a personal organization.
The bishop had filed his petition ultimate month asking for the court docket to claim the university a non-public organization and also to restrain the respondents along with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor from interfering into the management and different affairs of the college.
published in sunrise, June 14th, 2019