LAHORE : Justice Ata Umar Bandial of the Lahore High Court on Monday issued notice Bank of Punjab, Punjab Labour Secretary, DCO Sheikhupura & Chairman Grievance Redressing Committee over non-provision of Yellow Cab to an unemployed educated man.
Petitioner Asif approached LHC impleading Bank of Punjab, Manager Bank of Punjab Sheikhupura Branch, provincial Labour Secretary, DCO Sheikhupura, & Chairman Grievance Redressal Committee as respondents.
He submitted being unemployed educated youth he applied for Yellow Cab under Punjab government s Self-Employment Scheme. He submitted paid Rs. 100,000 down payment for issuance of Suzuki taxi car after fulfilling other legal formalities, provided necessary documents and successfully passed driving training course.
On February 13, 2012, the Bank of Punjab issued him intimation letter,
wherein it was stated that he cannot be provided Suzuki car from bank because he had already availed auto loan from Standard Chartered Bank.
He contended entire amount of auto loan obtained from Standard Chartered Bank in 2006 was repaid without any default, yet Bank of Punjab refused providing him car to be used as taxi to earn livelihood. He prayed to pass direction to respondents for considering his case and issuing him car without any further delay.
LHC Justice Umar Ata Bandial issued notice to respondents till April 9, 2012.