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"Minimum 2,000 young advocates will be benefited every year in this Scheme", the press release issued by the Bar Council notes.
The Tamil Nadu Government has decided to go ahead with a proposal to pay a monthly stipend of Rs 3,000 for young lawyers in the State for a two-year period, as per a press release issued by the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
The press release issued yesterday further notes that,
Bar Council Chairman PS Amalraj has also expressed thanks for the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and the Law Minister for the initiative on behalf of the legal fraternity.
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On a related note, a plea seeking monetary aid to help lawyers and advocates' clerks in need to tide over the COVID-19 crisis is scheduled to come up before the Madras High Court next on July 22.
On June 16, the Court had strongly urged for an amendment to be brought to the State Bar Council Rules so that interim welfare fund payouts can be made to aid the lawyers and clerks.