Monthly stipend for junior advocates: Chhattisgarh High Court seeks response from State, BCI

Advocates have to pay ₹16,000 to the State Bar Council for registration, yet there exists no provision of stipend benefits for the welfare of advocates during their initial practice, the plea pointed out.

The Chhattisgarh High Court recently sought responses from the Government of Chhattisgarh, the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the Chhattisgarh State Bar Council in a public interest litigation (PIL) calling for monthly stipend for junior advocates [Sana Meman and Another v. State of Chhattisgarh and Others].

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