Plea claims advocates' band symbol of Christianity, lawyers dress code not suitable for Indian weather: Allahabad High Court notice to BCI

The plea said that compelling a non-christian to wear a band, which is symbol of Christianity, is violative of fundamental right guaranteed under Article 25 of the Indian Constitution.
Advocate Band & Gowns
Advocate Band & Gowns

The Allahabad High Court has issued notice to the Bar Council of India (BCI) on a plea seeking ban on the present/current dress code for advocates claiming that it is unsuited for the climatic conditions that prevail in India (Ashok Pandey v. Bar Council of India).

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