[Coronavirus Lockdown] Advocates Association of Bangalore asks Bar to extend financial assistance to young lawyers

Rintu Mariam Biju

Adding to the expanding list of Bar Associations facilitating aid for lawyers during the Coronavirus lockdown, the Advocates Association of Bangalore (AAB) has asked members of the Bar to extend financial assistance to needy young lawyers.

The resolution passed by the AAB states,

"The COVID-19 pandemic has caused catastrophic damage to the society as a whole and India has been no exception. For the first time in history, the Courts are totally shut and the younger members of the Bar are finding it very hard to go on with their day to day life. As a responsible Association, we owe a duty to protect and safeguard the interest of our young members. The Advocates Association has in order to mitigate the difficulties and help the young lawyers in overcoming these difficult times, has resolved to extend financial help to the really needy young lawyers."

AAB circular

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