Unique protest: Advocates gather 50 paise cash to pay Rs 100 advantageous slapped on a colleague

Satya Prakash

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 17

Some of the Supreme Court legal professionals have turned numismatists as they’re busy accumulating 50 paise cash nowadays.

But their goal is totally completely different. 

They are accumulating 50 paise cash to pay a advantageous of Rs 100 slapped on advocate Reepak Kansal for submitting a PIL accusing favouritism on the a part of the highest courtroom’s Registry in itemizing of instances.

Kansal had sought a course to high courtroom’s Secretary General its Registrar/officers “to not give preferences to instances filed by influential legal professionals, petitioners and legislation companies.

Now as a matter of protest, his lawyer buddies have determined contribute cash of 50 paise every to boost the advantageous quantity. 

A WhatsApp marketing campaign to gather 50 paise cash started a day after July 6 when the highest courtroom dismissed Kansal’s petition alleging “pick and choose” by Registry officers in itemizing of instances. A Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had additionally imposed a advantageous of Rs 100 on him.

“It’s not my personal issue. Other advocates have also faced similar discrimination. That’s why they came forward to launch this campaign,” Kansal advised The Tribune.

“We have already collected more than Rs 100 and intend to deposit it on Monday or Tuesday,” he mentioned.

While dismissing Kansal’s petition on July 6, a Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had mentioned, “We are imposing a minimum cost of Rs 100 on you.”

Being a member of the Bar, he mustn’t have made such allegations in opposition to the courtroom’s Registry, it had mentioned, including, “You (Kansal) are unnecessarily blaming the Registry. Documents were missing in the plea.”

The Registry officers have been working arduous to make the functioning of the courtroom easy for legal professionals and litigants, it had famous.


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