Moily’s statement unfortunate; Orissa High Court Bar Association

July 23, 2010 at 6:49 pm 1 comment

Following is a report from http://lawetalnews.com:

The Orissa High Court Bar Association today termed Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily’s statement on establishing a permanent bench of Orissa High Court at Sambalpur as unfortunate. The Association called an extra ordinary general body meeting today in light of a statement made by the minister at a function at Sambalpur University this Wednesday. The Minister had stated that a permanent Bench of the Orissa High Court will be established at Sambalpur. It has been a long standing demand of lawyers in Western Orissa to establish a permanent bench at Sambalpur.

The resolution passed today protests the minister’s statement and cites the decision of Bhawani Shankar Tripathi vs State of Orissa where a division bench had taken the view that the existing high court should not be shifted.

Senior Advocate NC Panigrahi stated that “the statement made by the Union law minister violates the guidelines laid down by the Jaswant Committee”. Senior Advocate Jagannath Pattanaik stated that the minister ought not have made such a statement without consulting senior advocates at the bar. President of the Association TC Mohanty went on to accuse the minister of being politically motivated. The Association in its meeting decided to cease work from July 19.

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Entry filed under: Judicial and Legal Service, Permanent bench of the High Court.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Padmanava Kumar Mali  |  July 30, 2010 at 3:26 pm

    The statement given by the orissa High court Bar association is unfortunate,The demand of High court bench at western orissa is a genuine demand since long and war should not end until rich the goal.The protest by orissa High court Bar association is showing the narrow mind of literate body.

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