Lawyers abstain from work in Jammu, stage protest

The J&K High Court Bar Association (Jammu Chapter) is demanding the construction of a multi-storied building for all judicial functions at the court premises in Janipur.

The J&K High Court Bar Association (Jammu Chapter) on Tuesday protested against the J&K administration for not addressing their demands by absenting themselves from work in all courts including the HC, District Courts, Revenue Courts, Commissions and Tribunals.

Under the leadership of president MK Bharadwaj, members of the association staged a protest sit-in. Lawyers are demanding the construction of a multi-storied building for all judicial functions in the court premises in Janipur to facilitate their legal duties and ensure hassle-free justice to litigants.

Addressing the Bhardwaj protesting lawyers, he spoke in detail in support of the demands put forward by the lawyers’ association.

He made it clear that the bike rally is a symbol of protest, so the administration will do it as soon as necessary.

“By shifting the courts and tribunals outside the district court complex at Janipur, lawyers’ kin and the public are facing unprecedented difficulties, so we are looking for accommodation of various tribunals in a single multi-dimensional complex of the High Court. There is enough space in the court complex,” Bhardwaj said.

Close story

Short on time to read?

Try Quickreads


  • The case related to former J&K Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh's palace bungalow has been adjourned till September 27 on Tuesday.  (Image for representative purpose)

  • Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir addressed a press conference in Jammu on Tuesday.  (ANI photo)

    Declare statehood for J&K on August 15: GA Mir to PM Modi

    The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Red Fort to declare statehood for Jammu and Kashmir on August 15, along with another announcement on assembly elections soon. JKPCC leader Ghulam Ahmad Mir on Monday referred to the lathicharge on the PHE daily wage workers and said that the government was completely unsympathetic to their genuine demands of regular and regular wages.

  • Congress MLA Jubbal-Kotkhai Rohit Thakur addressed the media at the state Congress office in Shimla on Tuesday.  (Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)

    BJP’s promise to double farmers’ income is bogus: Kotkhai MLA

    Senior Congress leader and Jubbal-Kotkhai MLA Rohit Thakur on Tuesday accused the state government of neglecting the horticulture sector and falsifying its promise of doubling farmers’ income. Addressing a press conference here, Thakur said that instead of increase in farmers’ income, the cost of inputs and packaging materials has increased. The price of packing material has gone up by 40% to 50% in the last two years, which is unprecedented, he said.

  • Manch convener Harish Chauhan along with leaders of various organizations alleged that the government is not paying attention to the 20-point demand submitted by them.  (Akhil Khan / Hindustan Times)

    Not happy with government contribution: HP fruit growers protest on August 5

    Samyukta Kisan Manch, an umbrella organization of farmers’ unions, which announced on August 5 that it would go ahead with its plan to gherao the Himachal Pradesh ministry, rejected the Jai Ram government’s notification to restore the old subsidy scheme on fungicides and the GST reduction item on fruit packaging. It described it as an ‘eyewash’ to appease the agitating fruit growers if the opposition Congress extended its support to their agitation.

  • Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the state has seen unparalleled progress in all sectors in terms of development.  (HT file photo)

    Himachal Pradesh has witnessed unprecedented development in 75 years: CM

    In its 75 years of existence, Himachal Pradesh has emerged as a model state not only among hill states but also among several large states, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Tuesday. He said that the state has made unprecedented progress in all areas of development. He said the credit goes to the hardworking and dedicated people of HP, who have provided efficient leadership in the state from time to time.

Leave a Comment