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Ukhand HC lawyers burn copies of law commission

Press Trust of India  |  Nainital 

Lawyers of High today burnt copies of the Commission of India's recommendations on a bevy of issues including ban on strikes by legal practitioners and compensation to litigants if they abstain from work.

In response to a call by the Bar Council of for a strike against the recommendations, the advocates of the high burnt copies of the recommendations this afternoon.

The BCI plans to hold a protest march in on May 2 and has threatened to step up the campaign if its demand to roll back the recommendations is ignored.

The Bar Council of will also stage a 'jail bharo andolan' on the May 2 if the demands are ignored.

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 20:48 IST