LAHORE - Pleasant weather on Thursday brought out more protesters including lawyers and activists of civil society and different political parties in lawyers' weekly protest rally as compared to their previous rallies under scorching heat. Following the call of the Pakistan Bar Council, the city lawyers held protest rally for restoration of all the sacked judges in the way they demanded. It was observed that there was an increase in number of protesters than the previous ones. The ideal weather which, remained consistent since morning, brought out the protesters who also spent much time on the road than in all previous rallies. However, unexpectedly only a few activists of the Jamat-e-Islami, holding only three party flags, joined the rally. Among others who joined the rally were activists of the PML-N, Pakhtoonkhawa Milli Awami Party, Tehrik-e-Insaf, Tehrik-e-Khaksar, Labour Party and Concerned Citizens of Pakistan. The activists were holding flags of their respective parties and chanted slogans in favour of their respective leaders. PML-N MPA Dr Saeed Elahi with a handful of his supporters holding flags bearing his names also joined the rally. A dozen individuals of Christian community also joined under the banner of PP 152, constituency of Dr Saeed.  The Lahore Bar Association lawyers took out rally from the Aiwan-e-Adal courts after holding their general house meeting. They joined the Lahore High Court Bar Association lawyers who after holding their general house meeting were waiting for the LBA lawyers at the GPO Chowk.  Merging into one rally, the lawyers coupled with other protesters started marching towards the Punjab Assembly building while chanting slogans against the government and in favour of the sacked judges. Some traders of the Hall Road market also showered rose petals over the protesters. Reaching at the Chairing Cross chowk, lawyers and political leaders delivered speeches and expressed their consistency with the movement. Earlier in the general house meeting of the LHCBA, speakers stressed the importance of restoration of the sacked judges. They also criticised the government over delaying the restoration and termed it as malafide of the government. They said lawyers' movement would continue till the restoration of all judges. They said August 14 was the last deadline for the government to restore the judges otherwise they could adopt any measures including blocking the courts, holding long march, staging country-wide sit-ins and starting civil disobedience movement. Pakistan Bar Council member Hamid Khan, LHCBA President Anwar Kamal, vice president Mian Muhammad Aslam and Supreme Court Bar Association secretary Ch Amin Javed were among the speakers.