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Delhi High Court to Hear Plea Seeking directions to the BCI To Conduct the All India Bar Exam Through Online Mode

Lawstreet Journal 11 Aug 2020 8:02pm

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A plea was filed in Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Bar Council of India to conduct the All India Bar Council Examination through the online mode. Earlier, the All India Bar Council examination was to be held on August 16, 2020, but, on 30th July 2020, through a notification, the Bar Council of India canceled the scheduled date till an indefinite period and stated that a new date will be provided afterward. 

Mr. Purav Middha filed the petition to look up for the grace period to be granted to the examinees, for holding provisionally registered application certificates from March 21, 2020, i.e. after the beginning of the national lockdown till the next date of examination.

The petitioner has contended that the Bar Council of India has conducted no examination for almost 11 months till now, which is violating examinees' fundamental rights under Article 14, 16, and 19(1)(g) of the Indian Constitution

The petitioner showed his dissent by arguing, ‘Bar Council of India is completely ignorant regarding the wellbeing of the young lawyers who are holding their provisionally registered application, which is violation their fundamental rights under Article 14, 16 and 19(1)(g) of the Indian Constitution. 

The Bar Council of India was founded in the year 1961. It is a statutory body established under Section 4 of the Advocates Act, 1961. The members of the Bar Council of India are selected from amongst the advocates in India, who represent the Indian Bar. The body monitors the professionalism, etiquette,… Continue Reading...


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