Formulate fair and transparent scheme for distribution of Rs 5 crore to needy advocates: Karnataka HC to State Bar Council

The Court directed the KSBC to formulate a fair and transparent scheme for the distribution of the said amount to needy advocates.
Karnataka State Bar Council
Karnataka State Bar Council

The Karnataka High Court last week directed the state government to ensure that an amount of Rs 5 crore is immediately transferred to the Karnataka State Bar Council (KSBC), for the benefit of needy advocates amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

A direction to this effect was passed after the KSBC informed the Court that it had not yet received the said amount from the state government.

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