Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has said that Asma Jahangir was a paragon of human rights and democracy in Pakistan who struggled for safeguarding the fundamental rights of the oppressed.

He was addressing a seminar in Lahore today (Saturday) which was held in memory of renowned legal expert and human rights activist, Late Asma Jehangir.

The Chief Justice said that Asma Jehangir passed her entire life in struggle for the human rights, supremacy of law and constitution and restoration of democracy.

Justice Saqib Nisar said that democracy is indispensable for a vibrant and strong society and an integral part of the constitution.