Bihar Bar Council gives strike call

The Bihar State Bar Council has given a call to advocates across the state to abstain from court work from Feb 15 to Feb 21 demanding denotification of constitution of evening courts in Bihar.

Last Updated: Feb 12, 2011, 18:49 PM IST

Patna: The Bihar State Bar Council has
given a call to advocates across the state to abstain from
court work from Feb 15 to Feb 21 demanding denotification of
constitution of evening courts in Bihar.
The General Body of the Bar Council in its meeting
held today denounced the continuation of the evening courts
between 7 pm to 9 pm in spite of repeated requests and
took a decision to this effect.

The apex body of advocates took note of "violation
of notification and transfer of cases of evening courts
without consent of the contesting party", state Bar Council
Officiating Secretary Alok Kumar said.
The meeting presided over by state bar council
chairman B P Sharma urged the lawyers to come forward and
fight against rampant corruption in courts in the interest
of general public.

The council has called a meeting of its General Body
and has invited the presidents and general secretaries of all
the Bar Associations on Feb 19 for taking stock of situation.

PTI