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Prashant Bhushan quits governing bodies of 3 NGOs

IANS  |  New Delhi 

has resigned from the governing bodies of NGOs (CPIL), Common Cause and Abhiyan.

said in a tweet: "People are asking if I have resigned from CommonCause, CPIL and Abhiyan. I have resigned from the GBs (governing bodies) of these since the was hounding me citing a rule that I can't appear in court for an organisation if I am on its governing body. I will continue to do their cases and guide them."

According to the Rules On Professional Standards, "an should not appear in or before any judicial authority, for or against any establishment if he is a member of the management of the establishment."

had received a notice from the on the ground that he was representing the NGOs in the court despite being a member of the management of those organisations.



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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 13:28 IST