On February 12, about 14 thousand advocates of the state will be on strike in protest against the demands of the central government on the demands of the advocates. In such cases the functionaries can hang the work in the High Court, District Court and Tehsil level courts.
Nandan Singh Kanyal, member of Bar Council of India, told that the High Court and the tehsil level advocates will submit a demand letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Parliament House, MLAs and District Magistrates on the 12th of February on the strike. Lalit Belwal, president of Nainital High Court Bar Association, told that the High Court Bar advocates on the direction of Bar Council of India will remain absent from judicial work on February 12.
In the past, a demand letter was issued by the Council of India President Manan Kumar Mishra to the Prime Minister’s Office, which stated that no budget has been placed for the welfare of advocates in the interim budget. The advocates are facing problems due to lack of chambers in the court. On being sick or death, their families are not given financial assistance on behalf of the government.
There was a demand from the Bar Council of India that proper seating arrangement for advocates should be made and they should be given free internet facility. Similarly, the Bar Council of India will make appropriate arrangements for sitting of clients, giving ten thousand rupees per month to new needy lawyers, arranging life insurance for advocates and their families, giving at least 50 lakh rupees to the family in case of untimely death.