Bar Council vice-chairman puts in papers
The UP Bar Council has now called an emergent meeting on December 22 to discuss the resignation and other issues.
Chaturvedi said that a delegation of around 25 senior lawyers was supposed to meet the CM and discuss various issues related to welfare of lawyers. “An earlier meeting was held on December 8, in which it was decided that there would be no huge gathering, and only a select delegation will meet the CM. But the programme was cancelled at the last minute without taking us into confidence. I felt hurt and aggrieved and have sent my resignation to the secretary, as part of procedure,” Chaturvedi said.
Some of the issues that were to be discussed were reviving the provision for anticipatory bail, opening of CBI courts in Allahabad, residences for junior lawyers and increasing the lawyers’ welfare fund, Chaturvedi said. He, however, maintained that he was not angry with anybody.
Chairman of the UP Bar Council, Imran Mabood Khan, said: “We
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