|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Feb 12: J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu, responding to the call given by Bar Council of India and pursuant to the unanimous decision taken in the General House meeting held on 11-02-2019, took out a protest rally from J&K High Court Complex Janipur, Jammu to Governors' House in support of the genuine demands put-forth by the Bar Council of India and that of J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu under the Presidentship of B.S. Slathia, Sr. Advocate, for submission of the Memorandum to President of India & Prime Minister of India through His Excellency the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir State. In order to take out a successful protest rally, J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu, today abstained from work in all the Courts including the High Court of J&K, Commissions & Tribunal etc While protesting, the lawyers raised slogans in support of the demands.
Slathia, while addressing the protesting lawyers spoke in detail in support of the genuine demands including all the Bar Associations of the Country should have, Chamber, adequate building/accommodation/sitting facilities with well equipped Libraries, e-libraries, with internet facilities, toilet etc. and separate sitting & toilet facilities for lady advocates, budgetary allocation of Rs. 5,000/- crores for lawyers & litigants' welfare in Annual Budget of Union in order to implement following requirements.