Lucknow: Lawyers across Uttar Pradesh
boycotted official work in courts on Saturday to protest the police
lathicharge on their counterparts in the state capital.
The lawyers also damaged hoardings of Chief Minister
Mayawati and the state government in various districts
including Mau, Azamgarh and Farukhabad.
They were protesting the lathicharge by police here
yesterday on lawyers who were going to the chief minister`s
residence to hand over a memorandum of their demands,
including more allocation of funds for their welfare in the
Several lawyers and policemen were injured in the clash
and a number of government vehicles were damaged.