Lawyers protest: Supreme Court refuses to accept apology tendered by Odisha advocates associations | India News


CHENNAI: Citing past conduct, the Supreme Court has refused to accept the ‘unqualified apology’ tendered by lawyers and advocates’ associations in Odisha who indulged in protest and disrupted court proceedings demanding a high court bench in Sambalpur.
“In our view, it is too early in the day to do that because of their past conduct in earlier proceedings and this is the second time. We would like to watch if the apology really comes from their heart or is only to get out of the present contempt proceedings,” a division bench of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice Manoj Misra said.
This can only be reflected by their continued conduct which may come to the notice of this court, the bench added.
On December 14, 2022, the court passed an interim order in support of the stringent actions taken by the Bar Council of India (BCI) by suspending licences of more than 43 Odisha…

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