• search

K'taka Bar Council warns of statewide stir

Written by: Staff
|

Bangalore, Mar 29 (UNI) The Karnataka Bar Council today warned the government of a State-wide agitation if it failed to take any pro-active step to set up circuit benches of the High Court in the North Karnataka region and release more funds for construction of court buildings.

Addressing newspersons here, Council Chairman Y R Sadashiva Reddy said the State Government had been blaming the High Court for not giving permission to set up circuit benches in North Karnataka.

However, after the High Court gave its consent, it was the State Government which was dragging its feet on the issue, triggering strong protests from the advocates community in Dharwad and Gulbarga. The Government would be held responsible if the condition of Dharwad Bar Association President B D Hiremath, who had embarked on a hunger stir on the issue, worsened, he cautioned.

He said the long pending demand of the people of North Karnataka was genuine. Though the then Karnataka High Court Chief Justice N K Sodhi had laid the foundation stone for the construction of the court buildings in Dharwad and Gulbarga last year, there was no progress.

UNI MV GD VD HT1842

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more