The bench summoned the provincial education secretary and the chief executive officer (CEO) of a private school to explain their position, expressing displeasure over violation of the top court orders in regard to school fees.
On 21st September, parents had protested against school fee hikes and blatant disregard of orders by the Supreme Court in the Liberty Chowk area of Lahore.
Parents brought their kids along to participate in the protest and held up placards with inscriptions lamenting private school owners and their illegal practices.
On 13th September, Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood had warned private schools not to increase fees more than the ratio allowed by the Supreme Court.
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