Madhya Pradesh High Court registers contempt of court case against State Bar Council chairman, members for compelling lawyers to strike

Lawyers in the State have been striking against a scheme envisaged by the High Court by which district courts are required to identify and dispose of the 25 oldest cases in each court within three months.
Madhya Pradesh High Court, lawyers
Madhya Pradesh High Court, lawyers

The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday issued show cause notice to the chairman of the State Bar Council chairman and every elected member of the State Bar Council seeking explanation why criminal contempt of court proceedings should not be initiated against them for compelling lawyers to abstain from judicial work.

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