Provincial government has lifted the ban on pillion riding in Hyderabad and Karachi sending a wave of happiness amongst the citizens. However notification could not be issued. During a meeting chaired by Home Minister Zulfiqar Mirza the police authorities expressed there reservations over lifting of the ban due to which the notification could not be issued. The police authorities have requested that the decision to lift the ban should be reconsidered. The ban on pillion riding had been in place for the past 2 years in Karachi and Hyderabad due to which the citizens of these cities were facing enormous problems Despite this ban the incidents of target killings in Karachi had been on the rise. It merits mentioning that on Saturday evening Interior Minister Sindh had announced to lift the ban on pillion riding from Karachi and Hyderabad. The implementation on the decision was to be implemented from Monday morning due to the by-election. It had been directed to police not to harass the citizens of pillion riding however due to current situation police continued their checking