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Telangana lawyers abstain from court

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

: Advocates practising in various courts in Telangana, including the high court, on Monday abstained from judicial work protesting the alleged attack on their colleagues in Delhi by police personnel.

Telangana High Court Advocates Association T Surya Karan Reddy told PTI that their members in the High Court and in civil and criminal courts stayed away from proceedings "expressing our support to the Delhi layers and we also held a rally at the High Court gate."

According to reports received from various parts of the state, several lawyers abstained from court work.

Lawyers and police had clashed at Tis Hazari court complex in New Delhi on Saturday afternoon during which at least 20 police personnel and several lawyers were injured while 17 vehicles vandalised, according to officials and eyewitnesses.

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First Published: Mon, November 04 2019. 16:10 IST