Bar to resume work from Dec 18, 2019

After 43 days indefinite strike by J&K High Court Bar Association Jammu today in a General House meeting deciced to resume work from Wdenesday 18 th of December 2019.The J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu, held its General House meeting today on 13th of December 2019  in the Conference Hall of District Court Complex, Janipur, Jammu, under the Chairmanship of Mr. Abhinav Sharma Adv.  President, J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu, in which majority of the members including Senior Advocates namely Mr. Leela Karan Sharma Sr. Adv, Mr. U.K. Jalali Sr. Adv. former learned Advocate General,  Mr. B.S. Slathia Sr. Adv, & former President.  Mr. Sunil Sethi Sr. Adv & former President, Ms. Surinder Kour Sr. Adv. Rajesh Kotwal Adv. Mr. Usman Salalria, Mr. M.R. Qureshi along with other 700 members of the Association. The office bearers of JKHCBAJ namely S/Sh. Rohit Bhagat, Vice President, Abhishek Wazir General Secretary, Pardeep Majotra Joint Secretary & Sushant Samnotra Treasurer were also present in the meeting.

 Today the General House was convened on two issues viz  (i) the proposal given by the government with respect to the locationof Sub Registrars in the JDA building where the J&K Special Tribunal is housed as well as  the documents presented for registration before the Sub Registrar shall be drawn and drafted by the Advocates only and (ii) on the suo moto show cause notice issued by the Hon’ble Division Bench on 11-12-2019.

Many members including senior members of the Association namely S/Sh.  U.K. Jalali Sr. Adv, B.S. Salathia Sr. Adv & former President, Sunil Sethi Sr. Adv & former President, B.R. Manhas, Ranjit Singh Jamwal Adv, Ajay Singh Kotwal Adv, Nitin Bakshi president YLA  etc. expressed their views on the two issues and threadbare discussions were held by the members which continued for about five hours, the members unanimously in one voice decided to call off the indefinite strike which was commenced w.e.f 01-11-2019  as the demand of shifting of the Sub Registrars to the building of JDA situated at Janipur more or less satisfy the inconvenience which was being faced by the Advocates as well as general public in getting their documents registered.

 The members of JKHCBAJ were  also of the view that the suo moto notice issued by the Hon’ble Division Bench of J&K High Court to the concerned Advocates needs to be contested by Bar unitdely  and all the members of the Bar Association stand behind these members.

The J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu has further decided to call off the on going agitation on the assurance given by the administration of J&K Union Territory in the meeting held on 10-12-2019 and will resume their works in all the Court s including High Court from 18th December 2019. JNF