Plea moved before Delhi HC to extend CM Advocates’ Welfare Scheme to all Delhi advocates, irrespective of their names in Delhi voter list
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Plea moved before Delhi HC to extend CM Advocates’ Welfare Scheme to all Delhi advocates, irrespective of their names in Delhi voter list

The petition has been preferred by five advocates who are registered with the Bar Council of Delhi but reside in areas neighbouring the national capital.

Aditi Singh

A petition has been moved before the Delhi High Court to extend the benefit of the Chief Minister Advocates’ Welfare Scheme to all the advocates enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi, irrespective of whether their names feature in Delhi's voter list.

The petition has been preferred by five advocates, namely, Advocates Balvinder Singh Bagga, Manish Saroha, Vivek Jain, Shivam Chanana and Vaibhav Kalra. The Petitioners are registered with the Bar Council of Delhi but reside in areas neighbouring the national capital.

Counsel for the Petitioners, Advocate Naginder Benipal mentioned the matter telephonically before the Registrar (listing) today.

The matter would be taken up by the High Court once it returns to its normal schedule, the Counsel was told.

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