|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Nov 25: The agitation of the Lawyers practicing in Jammu wing of J&K High Court and the Subordinate Courts completed 41 days today. With the major demand for opening of High Court and Subordinate Courts for physical hearing and removing the restrictions on the entry of lawyers and public in the courts, besides other demands, the Lawyers continued their dharna in the Janipura Court area Jammu today. The charter of demands projected by the lawyers include opening of all courts for physical entry to lawyers and public, resume physical hearing, acceptance of hard copies of cases, opening the locked Bar Rooms of lawyers, provision of stamp papers and tickets within court premises through stamp vendors, immediate opening of Consumer Courts, shifting back Registry of Documents to Judicial Officers, withdrawing contempt initiated against the lawyers, holding immediate election to the J&K Bar Council. The Lawyers Action Committee has asked the High Court to reconsider its decision and remove restrictions of entry in courts and allow physical hearings in cases. All other demands should immediately be conceded by the concerned Govt and Judicial authorities.
Prominent participants in today's dharna included RK Gupta Senior Advocate, MP Gupta, SK Anand, H.C. Jalmeria, CS Gupta, Vinod Abrol, Anwar Choudhary, Anil Anand, Kulbhushan Sajgotra, Vijay Sharma, Babu Ram Sharma, CM Gupta, KS Parihar, Sachin Gupta, PS Pawar, Abdul Rouf Lone, BK Kaw, JP Sharma, Ajay Vaid, Kunal Singh Chib, Meharban Singh, Vijay Sajgotra, Kunal Singh Chib, Adil Malik besides others.