Calcutta High Court seeks BCI response on plea to provide space to include mother’s details in advocate enrolment form

The plea contended that the current advocate enrolment form, which does not have option to include mother's details, was discriminatory towards candidates with single mothers.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court on Monday sought responses from the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the Bar Council of West Bengal on a plea to make changes to advocate enrolment so that there is space to include the candidate's mother’s name/ details along with that of the father and the husband [Mrinalini Majumdar v Bar Council of India].

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