Supreme Court warns against disrupting legal aid work during strikes, closes contempt of court case against Bar Association

"There shall be no impediment in the work of legal defense counsel," the Court warned in an order passed on July 10.

The Supreme Court recently closed a contempt of court case against erstwhile office-bearers of the Bharatpur Bar Association, Rajasthan accused of impeding the work of lawyers who avoided calls for strikes and boycott of courts [Purnaprakash Sharma and ors v. Yashwant Singh Faujdar and ors]

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