Police eject advocate from Gauhati High Court for appearing in jeans at hearing

The Gauhati High Court ordered police to remove a lawyer from the court grounds on Friday when he showed up wearing jeans to appear before the bench.
The unexpected turn of events was also noted in Justice Kalyan Rai Surana’s ruling, which was instructed to be presented to the Chief Justice as well as the bar associations of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, and Arunachal Pradesh.
In a case involving anticipatory bail, the advocate, Bijan Kumar Mahajan, was representing the petitioner.

This news is written by Ms. Amrita Singh, Research Assistant, All India Legal Forum.


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