The 'derisive tone and tenor' of the BCI press release on the issue was unwarranted and it should refrain from issuing such statements with 'politically loaded motives', SCBA said.
The Bar Council of India criticised the reaction of SCAORA and the executive committee of SCBA which had requested the judge to be 'little bit more patient in dealing with lawyers'.
Lawyers at all the six district courts in the national capital boycotted work for the 5th consecutive day on Friday.
The observation from the bench came when Bar Council of India chairman Manan Mishra complained against alleged police brutality in the November 2 incident.
The apex bar body alleged that the policemen remained 'absent from duty, shouted slogans, used filthy language' and threatened to 'smash and kill lawyers' openly.
As per the process, advocate members of the Bar Associations affiliated to the Council elect 25 members for a five-year term.
BCI chairman, Manan Kumar Mishra, in a strongly worded letter said that sparing such rowdy elements would end up tarnishing the image of the institution.
The bar associations have opposed the application, saying that police was seeking the relief to harass the lawyers.
Identify lawyers indulging in hooliganism, protests bringing bad name to institution: BCI on Delhi clashes
The BCI called as meaningless and without any legal basis, the resolution put out by Bar associations on Monday, which said that they would go on an indefinite strike.
Even though his forte was criminal law, Jethmalani had appeared in many high profile civil cases and shot to limelight with his appearance in the sensational Nanavati case in 1959, it said.
They demanded the authorities concerned to drop the proposal in the interest of advocates’ community and litigants.
As majority of the advocates supported the decision taken by the Advocates’ Association of Bengaluru (AAB) to support the BCI, court proceedings were affected severely.
The counsel for the Jammu High Court Bar Association submitted that there was no support from the Association to the lawyers’ protest in the Kathua case.
If any lawyer is found guilty in the case, we have the rights to cancel their license for a lifetime," BCI chairman Mishra said.
Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Vikas Singh today said there was a likelihood of the crisis being resolved by the end of this week.