Government of the Punjab Local Govt & Community Development Department has issued a Notification on 04-October-2021 in connection with the Lighting Arrangements in Public Graveyards in Punjab. The details of the same letter are as under:
Notification of Lighting Arrangements in Public Graveyards in Punjab
Detail of Notification, I direct to refer to the subject cited above. I state that as per sections 21 read with the third, fourth, and fifth schedules of PLGA, 2019, the function of Local Government is as under:
“Burials, cremations, etc” and Establishment & Management of Graveyards as per population requirement of the local area with provision of boundary wall, lightings, ablution areas, Janazgah, and such other facilities form achieving efficient managements”.
I am further directed to state that competent authority has been pleased to desire that all Local Government in Punjab may ensure to provide lighting facility In the public graveyards of Punjab in the public interest at large.