[COVID-19] Releasing financial aid only for Advocates and not for Advocate Clerks will amount to violation of Article 14: Karnataka HC

"Once the State accepts the position that any members of the Bar are in distress, then there will not be any difficulty in accepting the contention that even the Advocates Clerks are in distress", the Court noted.
Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court today directed the state government to critically consider releasing an appropriate amount for needy Advocates' Clerks amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

This direction came in a petition moved by the Karnataka State Level Advocates Clerks Association through Advocate Murthy Dayanand Naik seeking financial aid for needy Advocates' Clerks in the State.

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