State Bar Council can't compel Bar Association to grant or refuse membership: Allahabad High Court

The Court dismissed a plea to direct the Kanpur Bar Association to comply with an order by the Bar Council’s Vice Chairman regarding the addition of the names of two advocates to the Association's electoral list.
Allahabad High Court, Lawyers
Allahabad High Court, Lawyers

The Allahabad High Court recently observed that the Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh or its functionaries is not duty bound, nor does it have the power, to compel any Bar Association to grant or deny membership to an advocate. [Onkar Bajpai And Another vs The U.P. Bar Council And 2 Others]

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