In an effort to aid junior members of the Bar who have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic owing to the reduction in work and depletion of income, an "Assist a Junior" initiative has been kickstarted by senior lawyers Sanjanthi Sajan and Sajan Poovayya. .The initiative has been started bearing in mind that Junior members contribute significantly at the Bar and are its future. .Keeping in tune with the Bar's traditions for seniors to support their juniors in all ways possible, the Assist a Junior initiative aims to provide as much financial assistance as possible to junior advocates in need, across various Bar Associations..To set the 'Assist A Junior' initiative rolling, senior lawyers are contributing an amount of Rs. 1,00,00,000 (Rupees One Crore), out of which financial aid will be provided to junior advocates who need such assistance..Letters have also been addressed by Poovayya to the Supreme Court Bar Association, the Delhi High Court Bar Association, the Energy Bar Association, the Advocates Association Bangalore and the Coorg Bars, requesting them to provide details of junior advocates belonging to their respective Bars who require financial assistance, so that the funds can be transmitted to them directly. .Information containing details denoted below may kindly be dispatched by email to assistAjunior@gmail.com.