Tik Tokers entry will be banned in all parks of Punjab

Sania SaeedWeb Editor

24th Aug, 2021. 08:54 pm

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has directed the Federal Cabinet to take up the issue of ban on tik tokers.

The decision to ban the entry of tik tokers in all the parks of Punjab, including family parks, also students in school and college uniforms will not be allowed to enter the parks.

According to details, after the incidents of harassment of women in various public parks of Lahore came to light on August 14, the Punjab government has decided to ban the entry of tik tokers in all the parks of the province.

As per the media reports, under the ban, YouTubers and tik tokers will not be able to come to the parks and make any kind of videos, only national media will be allowed to make videos in public parks.

It was further stated that prior permission has to be obtained for making videos for social media, security personnel stationed in the parks will keep an eye on tik tokers and YouTubers.

In addition to the ban, tik tokers are to protect women in parks, it has been decided to take further steps. The Punjab government has also decided to ban men from entering all major parks without their families, while students in school and college uniforms will not be allowed to enter the parks. It has been informed that all these decisions will be implemented only after the final approval of Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar.

On the other hand, the High Court was directed to take up the matter of ban on tik tokers before the federal cabinet. The apex court questioned the PTA’s counsel as to whether tik tok was currently open or closed across the country, to which the PTA’s counsel said that about 99 per cent tik tok was open in the country through proxy.

The court questioned PTA’s lawyer that if you can’t beat technology then why are you doing this, why social media apps are not banned in the outside world, there is also strict law, why PTA He wants to cut this country off from the world.

The court asked the PTA to take a policy from the government. Has the government given any policy? They said PTA should take instructions from the federal cabinet.

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