Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana issues 5154 licenses to new advocates
The Voice of Chandigarh News
Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana created a new record by giving 5154 licenses to the new advocates during this year. In the previous years, record of the bar council was highest in the year 2010 of issuance of 4902 license in the whole year.
The function was organized in the auditorium of Law Bhawan, Chandigarh. Hon’ble Justice Ritu Bahri, Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court graced the occasion as Chief Guest and distributed the enrolment certificates after administering oath ceremony to the newly enrolled advocates. Wishing successes in practice she advised the new entrants to lay stress on paralegal justice delivery system and create awakening amongst the needy section of society particularly the women and widows about their rights and legal aid being provided by the state. Vijender Singh Ahlawat Chairman Bar Council Punjab & Haryana while welcoming the Hon’ble Justice Ritu Bahri apprised about the various scheme launched by the Bar council about welfare of Advocates. He also advised the new entrant to maintain dignity of the noble legal profession during practice. It is also pertinent to mention here that the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana was established under the Advocates Act 1961 and from its inception Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana enrolled more than 98 thousand advocates.