Allahabad: Judicial work was paralysed at the Allahabad High Court for the third consecutive day today due to the strike by lawyers to protest proposed creation of a separate bench for western Uttar Pradesh even as a delegation left for New Delhi to meet the Union Law minister.
Judicial work in the Delhi courts remained paralysed for the second day Wednesday due to indefinite strike of city lawyers protesting the delay in tabling an amendment bill of enhancing pecuniary jurisdiction of district courts.
Agitating lawyers today clashed with police and went on a rampage torching a vehicle and vandalising a check post to protest against yesterday`s police action against them during a march to the Rajasthan Assembly.
Work in all district courts, barring Patiala House court, in the capital was on Monday affected with lawyers protesting the Delhi government`s decision of increasing the revenue and judicial districts from 9 to 11.
City lawyers Wednesday joined the two-day strike called by the Bar Council of India (BCI) to protest a proposed legislation that could affect its autonomy and the entry of foreign law institutes and universities in the country.