Mathura Bar Association president, secretary suspended from practicing before the courts for 1 year

The Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh has suspended the president and secretary of the Mathura Bar Association from practicing in the courts for one year for professional misconduct.

According to an order issued by the Bar Council’s Disciplinary Committee, the duo – Association President Ajit Teharia and Secretary Satyendra Kumar Parihar – have been suspended for continuously violating the body’s orders and guidelines. ‘State.

The Bar Council also objected to the manner in which 1,200 members of the bar were expelled from the Mathura Bar Association without informing or seeking permission from the state body.

The suspended members had filed a complaint against the duo accusing them of financial mismanagement and irregularities in the association’s election.

Confirming receipt of the order to suspend members from the office of the association, the current president of the Mathura Bar Association, Sarvesh Kumar Sharma, said, “We will seek advice from the higher committee and the governing body. general of the association regarding the elections for the next mandate”. Teharia could not be reached for comment by phone.

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