Lawyers seek construction of additional buildings at high court complex in Jammu

A leading body of lawyers on Tuesday demanded construction of additional buildings to accommodate various tribunals and offices related to registration work in the high court complex here. The delegation made some suggestions regarding developing additional infrastructure in the Janipur Court complex itself to accommodate various tribunals and offices related to the registration work, the spokesperson said.


PTI | Jammu | Updated: 16-11-2021 18:55 IST | Created: 16-11-2021 18:27 IST
Lawyers seek construction of additional buildings at high court complex in Jammu
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A leading body of lawyers on Tuesday demanded the construction of additional buildings to accommodate various tribunals and offices related to registration work in the high court complex here. The demand was raised in a memorandum submitted by a five-member delegation of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association-Jammu (JKHCBA-J) to Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha here, a spokesperson of the lawyers said. He said the delegation led by JKHCBA-J president M K Bhardwaj called on Sinha and acquainted him with the issues being faced by the lawyers, particularly on account of the lack of infrastructure at the high court complex. The delegation made some suggestions regarding developing additional infrastructure in the Janipur Court complex itself to accommodate various tribunals and offices related to the registration work, the spokesperson said. Stating that the existing infrastructure was deficient, the delegation suggested that a multi-storied building should be constructed within the complex where a lot of lands are available so that all such offices related to judicial work are housed in the same premises. The spokesperson said many of the cases remain unattended due to the scattered nature of the tribunal, offices of sub-registrars, and other allied institutions.

The delegation appealed to the Lt Governor to use his office for the creation of additional benches of tribunals such as CAT, DRT, and Consumer Courts, he said.

The spokesperson said Sinha was requested to engage a maximum number of young advocates as standing counsels and assist counsels in different government offices and autonomous bodies as young lawyers are facing a struggle for survival due to the COVID-19 pandemic or fix some stipend in their favor.

He said the Lt Governor heard the delegation patiently and assured that the demands would be sympathetically considered.

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