Delhi High Court witnesses empty courtrooms; High Court Bar Association calls for strike after Chief Justice Murugesan “betrays trust” over raising pecuniary jurisdiction

Anuj A May 27 2013

Tense scenes were witnessed at the Delhi High Court today morning following the Delhi High Court Bar Association’s (DHCBA) call for a boycott. The Bar Association is evidently upset over Chief Justice Murugesan’s letter to the government, advocating the increase of the High Court’s pecuniary jurisdiction from Rs. 20 lakh to Rs. 2 crore. This would mean that all cases valued at less than Rs. 2 crore would be heard by the lower courts.

The DHCBA has also asked lawyers to abstain from appearing before the . . .

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