Sitanshu Mohan Dwivedi elected as Chairman of Odisha State Bar Council

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Published By : Prameya News Bureau | January 09, 2024 IST

Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 : Sitanshu Mohan Dwivedi, a senior lawyer of the state, has been elected as Chairman of Odisha State Bar council. 

Dwivedi was elected by a huge margin over his nearest rival, Saura Chandra Mohapatra in an election, conducted recently.

The post of the Chairman was vacant for almost 4 years. Finally, after the intervention of the Orissa High Court, the election process was completed smoothly.

The State Bar Councils take various important decisions meant for lawyers and the welfare  of people necessitating legal assistace. These include licensing to lawyers, their pension benefits, financial assistance after the death of lawyers and medical facilities for the disabled lawyers. 

More steps will be taken in order to provide benefits to lawyers in the upcoming days, said the newly elected chairman Dwivedi.

Previously, Advocate Sitanshu Mohan Dwivedi was elected thrice to Odisha State Bar Council. 

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