Financial aid to lawyers amid COVID-19: Calcutta HC takes cognizance of fees owed from Central and State Government to Government Lawyers

The Court was told that there was "huge amounts" of outstanding dues and that if these dues owed to Government Advocates were cleared, the same could mitigate their hardship amid the COVID-19 pandemic to a great extent.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court recently took note of concerns that there were huge amounts of outstanding fees owed by the Central and State Government to Government Advocates while dealing with pleas concerning financial aid for lawyers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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