BCI Reply Sought on Revamp of Madurai Bar

Published: 24th November 2015 04:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th November 2015 04:36 AM   |  A+A-

MADURAI: The Madurai HC Bench has directed the chairman, Bar Council of India and the State government to respond within three weeks on a writ petition seeking a revamp of the working of Madurai Bar Association (MBA) by appointing a retired HC judge in accordance with the MBA rules.

M Mohammed Rafi, an advocate cum MBA member in his petition before the Bench comprising Justice V Ramasubramanian and N Kirubakaran sought to pass interim injunction restraining all members of the present MBA managing committee from working as they had indulged in misusing the association. 

The petitioner said there was no election for the association since 2011.

While the present managing committee’s time had expired three-and-a-half years back, the office bearers were misusing the money deposited in 21 accounts, besides abusing their power for personal gain.

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