Strike by Lawyers in support of BCI
Jammu Tawi, April 21
The work in the State High Court Jammu Wing as well as District Court Complex remained affected as J&K High Court Bar Association suspended the work in support of the call given by the Bar Council of India to protest against the recommendations of the Law Commission of India in terms whereof amendments to the provisions of the Advocate Act 1961, have been proposed.
While protesting, the lawyers burnt the copies of the recommendations made by the Law Commission of India and raised slogans against the proposed recommendations. Sh. B. S. Slathia, Sr. Adv. And President, J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu, while addressing the protesting lawyers spoke in detail against the proposed recommendations and termed them as misconceived which are required to be withdrawn forthwith. He further appealed to the members of the Legal Fraternity to get united against these draconian and undemocratic proposal made by Law Commission. The protesting lawyers started their march from J&K High Court which culminated in the District Court Complex. Thereafter, J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu, handed over a memorandum to Union Government through His Excellency the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir. In this protest march, all the Officer Bearers namely Sh. Sachin Gupta (Vice President), Sh. Prem N. Sadotra (General Secretary), Sh. Himanshu Sharma (Joint Secretary) and Sh. Chetan Misri (Treasurer) and so many others advocates are participated. JNF