Monday, March 4, 2024

CJI to look into issue of lawyers forced to skip lunch due to rising of Supreme Court bench at different times

The Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has given his words to the Bar and assured them that he will look into the issue of different benches in the Supreme Court rising at different times on miscellaneous days (Mondays and Friday),as this is been troubling the bar for some time.

An issue was flagged by the Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi who told how it was causing difficulties to lawyers who have to literally give up their lunch.

Mukul Rohatgi said that on miscellaneous days like Mondays and Fridays, every court follows their own board. Some rise at 1 pm, some at 2 pm and some not at all. In this process bar does not get to have lunch,”

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta added to the point well raised by Mukul Rohtagi stating that diabetic lawyers were affected the most.

CJI Chandrachud assured of flagging the issue to his colleagues during the next full court meeting.

The CJI said that he will flag this issue to his colleagues when a full court meeting is held as all courts must rise at one time only.


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