Kashmir Lawyers to observe one-day strike

Kashmir High Court Bar Association decided to observe a one-day strike on Monday to press its demand for rollback of J&K government`s order.

Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association
on Saturday decided to observe a one-day strike on Monday to press
its demand for rollback of Jammu and Kashmir government`s
order of transferring land registration work from judiciary to
revenue department.

"It was decided that lawyers will boycott courts in the
Valley on Monday to protest the government`s move to transfer
the registration powers from civil courts to revenue
authorities," the Association`s general secretary G N Shaeen
said after a meeting of the lawyers` body here.

The government move is unacceptable to the Bar
Association, he said.

PTI

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