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tionwide advocates stir cripples judicial work

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 April 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, March 31: Judicial work across the country was crippled on Friday following a tionwide strike by advocates in protest against a proposed bill that prohibits them from holding agitations and makes them liable to pay monetary compensation if they go on strike. The strike call was given by the Bar Council of India (BCI) - the apex body of advocates - which has termed the Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2017, “draconian” and one which will “completely destroy” the independence and autonomy of the Indian Bar. (ians)

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