Agence India Press
Srinagar: Kashmir High court Bar Association called for strike on Monday and demanded for the continuation of the registration powers of the legal documents with the civil courts and against the Government’s move to transfer the registration powers from civil courts to revenue authorities.
“The lawyers on this day shall not appear before the courts across the valley and members of the J&K High Court Bar Association and other district and Mufassil Bar Associations were requested to cooperate with the decision,” the spokesperson said.
The spokesperson also said that Bar reiterates its stand on the proposed Government move to transfer, registration powers of documents from civil courts to revenue authorities is unacceptable to the Bar Association and Bar Association will resist such a move and will take all possible measures in this behalf.
Bar also paid rich tributes to Advocate Abdul Gani Bhat on his death anniversary. and it was observed that “Bar Association will always remember the sacrifices given by the lawyers in the path of freedom struggle and the Bar Association shall continue to promote the cause of the people of J&K. the death or detention or other terrenes will not deter the lawyers fraternity in helping the just cause of the people of J&K,” he said.
Bar expressed serious concern and condemned the attack on Advocate Ghulam Hassan Dar by the litigants in a particular case on December 15 in the premises of J&K State Tribunal Srinagar, spokesperson added.
Srinagar, Dec 17: Jammu and Kashmir Police and 29 RR today claimed that they have recovered large cache of arms in north Kashmir’s Kupwara District.
Troops of 29 RR and Handwara police claimed that they had unearthed an arms dump during search operations at Drangsoo, Handwara forest area of Kupwara District.
From the dump, three AK magazines, 25 AK rounds, 15 Dura Cell batteries, one Radio set with antenna, two Knives, two Scissors, one hand grenade and one detonator. The ammunition was kept there by militants, they said. The recoveries are “Police has registered a case in this regard,” police told Agence India Press. (AIP News)
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