DASKA - The deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary has said that the independence of judiciary is inevitable for good governance. He stated this during his telephonic address to Sialkot District Bar Association here on Thursday. The deposed CJ said the movement for the restoration of judges has geared up with the passage of time and it has further energised. Speaking about Suo Motu cases initiated by himself in the past, he said many people had obtained relief through the orders passed in these cases. Hailing the services of media he said it has cooperated most with them. Deposed CJ said the lawyers movement is near to achieve its goal, he stated adding that incumbent government had failed to take any decision in accordance with the aspirations of people following the February 18 elections. He said the restoration of independent judiciary was vital for the rule of law, release of missing persons and provision of justice to everyone. Iftikhar said that the people had stood up for the supremacy of the Constitution, rule of law and the independence of judiciary. He said the people had joined the lawyers' struggle for the attainment of justice at their doorsteps. He said justice could not be delivered to people unless the judiciary was independent, rule of law prevailed and the Constitution ruled supreme in the governance. PAK ARMY'S MARTYRED MAJOR LAID TO REST The funeral of Daska city based Pak Army's Major Ziaul Haq was held at Shaheedan Graveyard Daska here on Thursday. Hundreds of people including high-ranking Pak Army officials attended the funeral. Later, the deceased was laid to rest. Earlier, the army troops saluted the deceased Ziaul Haq with cannons and guns before his burial with full official protocol. Daska city based Major Ziaul Haq was martyred during an armed attack on army troops by some unknown miscreants near Sawat two days ago. He has left behind a widow, a minor daughter and 18-day-old son.