Hooda gives Rs 50 lakh to Bar Council

Appreciating the fraternity of advocates for their contribution to society, Chaudhary Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Chief Minister, Haryana, announced a grant of Rs 50 lakh to the High Court Bar Association for Financial Assistance, Housing scheme, Chambers and lawyers Club.

Kulbir Singh Dhaliwal, President, Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association presented a memorandum on behalf of the High Court Bar Association in response to which the grant was announced. The CM also promised to extend every possible assistance for other projects which are to be initiated for the betterment of lawyers.

In the memorandum it is mentioned that because all the advocates of the city have scattered in areas even beyond the tri-city boundary, it is sometimes difficult to reach the HC complex on time. Hence, it asked for an adequate number of chambers near the High Court.

The bar council have also requested to allow a reservation in the housing schemes of HUDA.

The Chief Minister had visited the High Court Bar after seven years.

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