Cuttack: The High Court Bar Association today decided to intensify the ongoing lawyers’ strike and announced to gherao Naveen Niwas, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s residence on Thursday demanding arrest of the accused police personnel for thrashing an advocate on August 28.
“The ongoing lawyers’ cease-work strike will be intensified. The lawyers will stage demonstration in front of all Government offices in Cuttack tomorrow and gherao Naveen Niwas on Thursday,” said Orissa High Court Bar Association president Srikant Nayak.
The lawyers are demanding arrest of police personnel for allegedly assaulting a lawyer Debi Prasanna Pattnaik near the fish market at Nuabazar on August 28. Since then, lawyers have been agitating.