ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Saturday said that lawyers and members of the civil society would thwart any unconstitutional attempt to derail democracy in future.
Speaking at opening ceremony of Judicial Complex at Daska here, Justice Chaudhry recalled that parliament and democracy were derailed on Oct 12, 1999. But days for such actions had gone, he noted.
“Constitution protects rights of every person,” he said.
Lauding the sacrifices of lawyers for independence of judiciary, he said there are very few people who don’t hesitate to offer any sacrifice for the supremacy of law.
The chief justice maintained that “we would not hesitate to offer any sacrifice for judiciary.