Jaipur Bar Association angers SC with call for boycott by judge – The New Indian Express

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Through Express news service

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court strongly opposed the call for a boycott launched by the Jaipur Bar Association on Monday, saying the bar association and lawyers cannot pressure a chief justice to ‘he modifies the list of a judge.

Bench of Judges MR Shah and AS Bopanna heard his motion in which he sent a notice of contempt to members of the Rajasthan High Court Bar Jaipur Bench for boycotting a single High Court bench in connection with the strike .

The judiciary also asked the Registrar General of the High Court of Rajasthan in Jaipur to submit a report outlining exactly what happened on September 27, 2021 as well as a resolution from the Bar Association refraining from work on September 27. September 2021.

Judge MR Shah remarked: “How can lawyers request the change of the list of qualified single judges? No bar association can put pressure on the Chief Justice to change the list. The Chief Justice is the master of the list.

“Mr. Lawyer, you make sure that the lawyers and the bar cannot force changes to the list. It is not for you to tell the Chief Justice to change the list, ”he added.

The case concerns the Jaipur Bar’s boycott of the Satish Kumar Sharma court after the latter refused to hear a petition from a lawyer who was allegedly assaulted by his neighbor.

Although another judge heard the case, the bar passed a resolution urging the chief justice to withdraw Judge Sharma’s judicial work.


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