It all started when a case had been filed against 20 Punjab & Haryana High Court Lawyers, including former additional advocate general (AAG) of Punjab Rupinder Singh Khosla for allegedly manhandling a cop recently.
The Advocates community started a protest against the issue, inview of this filed case and during this onward march to the Punjab Raj Bhawan to submit a memorandum the police of Chandigarh resorted Lathicharge on advocates in protest and used water cannons.
At least 12 lawyers have been reported to be injured in this clash with the police on Wednesday .
Watch discussion of Sh.Lekhraj Sharma on Advocates issue at 9:00 PM tonight (7.3.2013) at PTC News.Messages and Tweets from Advocates / Media across India :
Advocates strike in Chandigarh called off as Punjab and Haryana high court chief justice takes suo motu notice.... http://fb.me/1QAERii7Z
#Haryana High Court Bar Association calls for indefinitestrike against the FIR registered by UT police against advocates.
Advocates on Strike, warns of violent protests if demands not methttp://fb.me/1AWWBwzkY
Punjab : Sarbjit Grewal president of Mansa Bar Association called for strike in protest against the barbaric act of police in Chandigarh.
BCI Notification in regard to abstain from the work on Monday i.e. 11.03.2013
Bar Council of India (BCI) have called all Lawyers in India to abstain from work on Monday i.e 11-3-2013, except those of Delhi who already were on strike on 7-3-2013, in support of Lawyers of Rajasthan and Chandigarh. [ Read More..]