Indefinite lawyers' strike continues in Bihar

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Patna, Apr 3 (UNI) Judicial services in Bihar remained paralysed today due to the ongoing indefinite strike by laywers in protest against court fees hike.

The district bar association had decided to continue their strike till the state government revoked its decision of hiking the fees.

Agitating lawyers of Patna High Court and civil court blocked the main Baily road and Dakbunglow crossing in the state capital resulting in inconvenience to commuters.

Different associations of the lawyers have convened a meeting on April 7 to decide their future course of agitation and were admant on continuing the indefinite strike until their demands were met.

A report from Darbhanga said advocates of the civil court were demonstrating in front of the district magistrates office. They also blocked the main roads of the town. About 50 agitating lawyers were detained.

A report from Samastipur said lawyers of the local court joined the indefinite strike paralysing the judicial functioning.


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