Breaking: Can legislators practice law? Supreme Court notice to BCI

Murali Krishnan March 12 2018

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Bar Council of India (BCI) in a petition seeking ban on MPs and MLAs from practicing law.

A Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud heard Senior Counsel V Shekhar appearing for petitioner Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay and Attorney General KK Venugopal.

Venugopal told the court that a similar matter is pending before BCI but his stand on the issue was not . . .

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