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Lawyers to continue cease-work agitation till Friday

26/09/2018 at 5:25 PM


Cuttack: The Orissa High Court High Court Bar Association at its executive committee meeting today decided to continue the ongoing picketing in front of government offices near the High Court and other subordinate courts in Cuttack city till Friday.

The association also put on hold its decision of gheraoing Naveen Niwas, the residence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik scheduled on Thursday.

Decision to gherao Naveen Niwas will be taken on Friday.

The lawyers are protesting the physical assault of one of its colleagues by police personnel on August 28.

Meanwhile, the Crime Branch arrested Home Guards Kishore Jena and Dillip Singh. However, lawyers have said that those arrested duo are not real culprits and the attackers are moving scot-free.

It may be noted that some police personnel had beaten up lawyer Debi Prasad Tripathy at Nuapatna chhack on August 28 over some issue.   And the lawyers have been striking since August 29.

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