[COVID-19] Grant Rs 30 lakh compensation to families of deceased lawyers, treat lawyers as frontline workers: Bar body to CM BS Yediyurappa

"Advocates are at a much higher risk and must be treated as frontline workers for the purposes of vaccination also", the AAB has further requested.

The Advocates Association, Bangalore (AAB) recently wrote to the Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa to consider treating advocates as front-line workers and to grant an ex-gratia compensation of Rs 30 lakh to the families of those advocates who have succumbed to the virus.

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