Advocates from Seemandhra decide to boycott courts till November 8
October 27, 2013 - Hyderabad
Advocates from Seemandhra region decided to boycott the courts till November 8 as a part of their agitation seeking the State remain united.
They will hold another convention at Kakinada on November 10 to decide the future course of action. These decisions were taken during the one day Seemandhra advocates convention held at the AU Convocation Hall on Saturday and were announced by Chairman of the JAC of advocates. The convention was attended by representatives of advocates of 13 districts which have 152 bar associations. Presidents of the bar associations and members of the AP Bar Council spoke and a majority of them wanted to continue the boycott of court work to bring a logical end to the agitation which is nearly three months old. The meeting also witnessed pandemonium when a group of advocates shouting of a representative of Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore districts' advocates and AP Bar Council Member Brahma Reddy when he informed that the junior advocates in these districts want the boycott suspend since they were facing severe problems as there was no work. The agitation could be intensified by adopting many other methods, he said. The intervention of the president of Visakhapatnam Bar Association NV Badrinath who presided the meet could not pacify the agitated advocates. He said that the meeting was held to elicit opinion of all so that a final decision could be arrived at after a thorough discussion.