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The bell of justice (The Nation (Pakistan))

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by September 20, 2015 Politics

The Mughal Emperor Jehangir is reported to have installed a bell outside his palace that anyone could ring when they required justice that only the sovereign could provide. Given that the Mughal empire had a system of local courts and judges that was expected to undertake such judicial duties, the symbolism behind the bell was clear:…

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