STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: The work in the High Court and District Court Jammu remained paralysed on Friday as the strike call given by the lawyer fraternity continued on day 36. The J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu, as per the decision taken in its General House meeting held on December 2, 2019 under the Chairmanship of Abhinav Sharma, President, J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu, has decided to intensify the ongoing agitation by changing its mode. Subsequently, the members of the aforesaid Association decided to start Token Hunger Strike from December 4, 2019 in support of their demands regarding divesting Judicial Magistrate powers of registration of documents and simultaneously conferring the same upon the Revenue Officers. Today the women members of the Association along with other male members sat on hunger strike. Among those who sat on hunger strike include Pardeep Majotra Joint Secretary, Mandeep Reen, Upasana Thakur, General Secretary YLA, Salisha, Rashim, Surbh Kohli, Suraj Singh Plathia, Manjeet Singh Manhas and Vishal Salaria. In addition to aforesaid members other members of the Association who were present include office bearers of JKHCBAJ namely Rohit Bhagat, Vice President, Abhishek Wazir General Secretary and Sushant Samnotra Treasurer. Besides, number of senior members including M.K Bhardwaj, Surinder Kour and Ashok Sharma also came in support of the members present at Dharna site. The J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu, is continuing its ongoing agitation till the demands are fulfilled. The Association also urged upon the Government to fulfill the genuine demands of the Advocates for which the Advocates are agitating for the last 36 days.
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