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Manipur lawyers protest 'outsider' Advocate General

IANS  |  Imphal 

The High Bar Association of on Tuesday staged a protest here against a proposal to appoint a lawyer from as the new Advocate General.

The lawyers submitted a memorandum urging Chief Minister N. Biren Singh to pick an Advocate General from among local lawyers.

K. Binoykumar, President of the Bar Association, said: "Being a non-local with no knowledge of the state's language, the proposed AG shall not be able to discharge his duties properly."

He added: "This is for the first time in that the is planning to appoint a non-local to this post. We are seeking support from all civil society organisations on this issue."

--IANS

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The High Bar Association of on Tuesday staged a protest here against a proposal to appoint a lawyer from as the new Advocate General.

The lawyers submitted a memorandum urging Chief Minister N. Biren Singh to pick an Advocate General from among local lawyers.

K. Binoykumar, President of the Bar Association, said: "Being a non-local with no knowledge of the state's language, the proposed AG shall not be able to discharge his duties properly."

He added: "This is for the first time in that the is planning to appoint a non-local to this post. We are seeking support from all civil society organisations on this issue."

--IANS

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Manipur lawyers protest 'outsider' Advocate General

The High Bar Association of on Tuesday staged a protest here against a proposal to appoint a lawyer from as the new Advocate General.

The lawyers submitted a memorandum urging Chief Minister N. Biren Singh to pick an Advocate General from among local lawyers.

K. Binoykumar, President of the Bar Association, said: "Being a non-local with no knowledge of the state's language, the proposed AG shall not be able to discharge his duties properly."

He added: "This is for the first time in that the is planning to appoint a non-local to this post. We are seeking support from all civil society organisations on this issue."

--IANS

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