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Chandigarh: Judicial work remains affected at HC as Bar body continues strike

By Shgun S -- November 3rd 2022 03:57 PM
Chandigarh: Judicial work remains affected at HC as Bar body continues strike

Chandigarh, November 3: The strike of the Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association (PHHCBA) entered its third day on Wednesday, disrupting judicial work at the High Court.

On Monday, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association decided to take a leave of absence with immediate effect. The decision was made during a General House meeting to discuss the issue of the breach of privilege of lawyers and the NIA raid on an advocate's office-cum-residence.

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Last month, the premises of lawyer Shelly Sharma were raided by the NIA in Sector 27, Chandigarh. The lawyers have stated that the strike will continue until the NIA returns Sharma's phone, which was seized during a raid at her home. Shelly Sharma represents gangsters, including Jaggu Bhagwanpuria, in many cases.

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