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The Bar Council of India calls off serial agitations

  • The Bar Council of India calls off serial agitations
    Summary: The minster further clarified that the government of India had no role or say in the recommendations of the law commission," said a press release issued by BCI.Manan Kumar Mishra, met Ravi Shankar Prasad at 5pm on Friday, along with representatives from Delhi Bar Council, Delhi High Court Bar Association and district Bar associations, including the District Bar Coordination Committee members. "In the light of the assurance, the BCI has withdrawn all agitational programmes against the proposed report of the Law commission, including the proposed march of advocates scheduled for May 2, 2017," it said.The BCI also thanked all state Bar councils, all high court Bar associations and district and taluk Bar association for their support and solidarity with the BCI. "Law minister has assured the delegation that there shall be no action taken on the 266th report and recommendations of the Law Commission proposing changes in the Advocates Act, 1961 without a meaningful dialogue, deliberation and opinion being sought by the union ministry of law & justice from the Bar Council of India, all state Bar councils and Bar associations. CHENNAI: The Bar Council of India (BCI) which had called for a series of agitations including gheaoing the parliament and burning the copies of 266th report of the Law Commission of India , has called off the protests.An announcement to this effect was made by the BCI chairman Manan Kumar Mishra, after a delegation of Bar leaders was given an assurance by union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad that no decision would be taken on the report without a meaningful dialogue.

    CHENNAI: The Bar Council of India (BCI) which had called for a series of agitations including gheaoing the parliament and burning the copies of 266th report of the Law Commission of India , has called off the protests.An announcement to this effect was made by the BCI chairman Manan Kumar Mishra, after a delegation of Bar leaders was given an assurance by union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad that no decision would be taken on the report without a meaningful dialogue."Law minister has assured the delegation that there shall be no action taken on the 266th report and recommendations of the Law Commission proposing changes in the Advocates Act, 1961 without a meaningful dialogue, deliberation and opinion being sought by the union ministry of law & justice from the Bar Council of India, all state Bar councils and Bar associations. The minster further clarified that the government of India had no role or say in the recommendations of the law commission," said a press release issued by BCI.Manan Kumar Mishra, met Ravi Shankar Prasad at 5pm on Friday, along with representatives from Delhi Bar Council, Delhi High Court Bar Association and district Bar associations, including the District Bar Coordination Committee members."In the light of the assurance, the BCI has withdrawn all agitational programmes against the proposed report of the Law commission, including the proposed march of advocates scheduled for May 2, 2017," it said.The BCI also thanked all state Bar councils, all high court Bar associations and district and taluk Bar association for their support and solidarity with the BCI.. .

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    Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/the-bar-council-of-india-calls-off-serial-agitations/articleshow/58304484.cms


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