19 marriage halls sealed in Punjab


LAHORE: A province-wide crackdown on marriage halls violating regulations regarding one-dish policies and operating late hours was in progress.

During the last 24 hours, around 19 marriage halls across different districts were sealed and a fine of Rs275,000 was imposed for non-compliance. Additionally, seven cases were filed against hall management.

In the Lahore division, a fine of Rs175,000 was imposed on 27 wedding halls violating the rules while 16 halls were sealed during the crackdown.

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Sargodha division witnessed inspection at various halls out of which two halls were fined Rs 50,000 each for breaching the Marriage Functions Act. INP

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