Decision to introduce a separate law for anti-gadagari in Punjab Minister of Social Welfare and Bait ul Maal Syed Yawar Abbas Bukhari ,dated 13-01-2021

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Meeting chaired by the Minister of Social Welfare and Bait ul Maal Syed Yawar Abbas Bukhari regarding introduce a separate law for anti-gadagari in Punjab.

Secretary Social Welfare Muhammad Hassan Iqbal and DG Shahid Niaz briefed the provincial Minister.The beggars arrested under the Anti-Gadagari Act 2021 will be able to present the court,Suggestion to keep the arrested people in social welfare homes instead of jail.

"There is no law for judicial action against arrested beggars at this time,Addicts or wanderers have to be kept separate from the category of gadagars, Action will also be taken against those who force the Gadagari, the purpose of the new act is to restore the gadgars and make them useful to the society, Syed Yawar Abbas Bukhari".

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