Baligh returns women protection bill with objections.

LAHORE -- Governor Balighur Rehman on Saturday approved two bills and returned the one with objections to the Punjab Assembly.

The governor approved the Punjab Ehsaas Programme Bill 2022 and the Punjab Industries (Control on Establishment and Enlargement) (Amendment) Bill 2022 in the public interest.

'However, the governor returned the Punjab Protection of Women against Violence (Amendment) Bill 2022 to the Punjab Assembly with a message that the bill might be reconsidered in the light of his observations,' a spokesperson said.

The governor has proposed to widen the definition of domestic violence in the bill, while the current bill has a restricted...

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