The lawyers in a letter have referred to the proceedings undertaken by the top court on certain PILs and urged that judicial notice be taken to help the migrant workers.
Lawyers have been asked to respond to a series of questionnaires seeking their opinion and assessment about virtual hearing of cases.
The apex court has been hearing only urgent cases through video-conferencing during the lockdown from March 25.
A Raj Bhawan spokesperson claimed that the Jammu and Kashmir government became the first in the country to extend relief to financially distressed young advocates.
In a bid to extend financial assistance to needy lawyers to see through the troubled times, the Orissa State Bar Council has appealed all advocates contribute to the welfare fund.
Bar Council chairman A Narasimha Reddy said in view of the lockdown, council has decided to provide financial assistance to the advocates who are in dire necessity to meet their daily requirements.
The contributions thus collected are proposed to be diverted towards the beneficiaries. This could be done without revealing the beneficiary’s identity so as to not hurt anyone’s dignity
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The All India Lawyers’ Union (AILU) will organise a State level Law Students’ Convention at the Guntur Bar Association hall on Sunday.
Every month on 3-4 Saturdays, the advocates are on strike and abstain from working, on one pretext or the other.
IAL president Rajinder Singh Cheema said that the state government is targeting those protesting for their rights.
Addressing mediapersons, CAC member Sureshwar Mishra said the committee appeared before the SC on February 17 and filed an affidavit furnishing details of the agitation.
The IAL condemned action taken by State governments in dealing with persons criticising any government move.
Odisha Government formed a high-level inter-departmental committee in March last year to pursue the issue with the Union Government.
Koshal State Coordination Committee (KSCC), the premier body fighting for a separate Koshal State comprising the western part of Odisha, extended its support to the ongoing lawyers’ agitation