Lawyers to intensify stir for HC bench

Published: 24th March 2013 10:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th March 2013 10:00 AM   |  A+A-

Continuing their agitation on the last three days of every month paralysing court work to press their demand for setting up a bench of High Court in the region, members of Sambalpur District Bar Association have decided to intensify their stir as they have failed to evoke any response from the State Government.

In a change of strategy, the lawyers have resolved to stage dharna in front of the office of the Revenue Divisional Commissioner on March 25.

Bar Association president Pramod Rath said more than 3,000 lawyers from 37 Bar Associations from across the region are scheduled to attend the demonstration. Their boycott of courts on the last three working days of every month would continue.

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp