Is there need to have so many Additional AGs and Chief Standing Counsel? Allahabad High Court asks State Cabinet

The appearance of lawyers who are not on the panel of the State shows that the empanelled lawyers don't have much competence to defend the State and its authorities, the Court said.
Justice Rohit Ranjan Agarwal
Justice Rohit Ranjan Agarwal

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary to ask the State Cabinet on whether there was a requirement to have so many Additional Advocates General (AAG) and Chief Standing Counsel (CSC) to defend the State in court [Ishan International Educational Society Through its Director v. Mukul Singhal Principal Secretary].

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