HC lawyers’ cease-work stir to continue till Feb 2

Cuttack: Demanding immediate arrest of those who had allegedly threatened an advocate and Odisha State Bar Council member, lawyers of Orissa High Court today decided to continue their cease-work agitation till February 2.

Advocate Chinmaya Kumar Mohanty has filed a complaint in this regard at Lingaraj police station of Bhubaneswar.

“The general body meeting of the HC Bar Association will be held again on Thursday afternoon to decide the further course of action,” said Association vice president Kali Prasanna Mishra after presiding over the day’s general body meeting.

HC lawyers had been boycotting courts since January 27.