The Bar Council Of India ( BCI) has constituted a 7 member Committee to draft an Advocacte’s Protection Bill , in the wake of recent reports from different parts of the country about attacks on Lawyers.
The bill would be aimed at ensuring adequate protection to members of the legal fraternity so that they can carry on their duties as officers of the court , fearlessly without having to worry about their and their family’s safety.
The members of the committee now tasked with drafting the Bill meant to ensure the protection of lawyers from such attacks .
The committee includes the following 7 members :
Senior Advocate S Prabakaran, Vice-Chairman, Bar Council of India;
Senior Advocate Debi Prasad Dhal, Executive Chairman, Bar Council of India Trust;
Advocate Suresh Chandra Shrimali, Co-Chairman, Bar Council of India;
Advocate Shailendra Dubey, Member, Bar Council of India;
Advocate A Rami Reddy, Executive Vice-Chairman, Bar Council of India Trust;
Advocate Shreenath Tripathi, Member, Bar Council of India; and
Advocate Prashant Kumar Singh, Member, Bar Council of India.
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