COVID-19: Supreme Court Bar Clerks Association moves Supreme Court seeking directions for 'maintenance compensation' from Government

The plea has argued that the “health of people cannot be protected by causing uncompensated miseries to individuals particularly the low-income people like the Advocates' clerks”.
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Members of the Supreme Court Bar Clerks Association have moved the Supreme Court urging that the Government be directed to provide them a monthly “maintenance compensation” of Rs 15,000 as the majority have been left unemployed ever since lockdown was put in place to contain the COVID-19 pandemic (Supreme Bar Clerks Association v. UOI and ors).

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