Orissa HC lawyers boycott court work

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Cuttack: Lawyers affiliated to the Orissa High Court Bar Association boycotted the court proceedings today protesting against the alleged police atrocities.

The bar association convened their general body meeting at 10.15 am today and unanimously resolved to abstain from the court work today and tomorrow as a mark of protest against alleged assault of a lawyer by Chauliaganj police.

The bar association will hold another meeting tomorrow at 1.30 pm where the lawyers will decide the next course of action, a release issued by the association said.

The association said they would place their plea before the Chief Justice with a request not to pass any adverse order in the absence of any lawyers today and tomorrow, the lawyers said.


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