BJD Legal Front meet at Cuttack today

Cuttack: The first State level convention of BJD Legal Front will be held at the Baliyatra ground here on Sunday.

According to sources, more than 10,000 lawyers from across the state will attend the convention.

The state level convention, to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, will be attended by ministers, ruling party MLAs and leaders, the sources added.

“The Legal Front aims to make justice delivery system more accessible for common people in the state. Besides, the Front will work to provide social justice and legal assistance to the people,” said the convenor of the Front Milan Kanungo.

Notably, the BLD Legal Front was launched by the party supremo at the party office on November 22, 2015. Minister of State for Law Arun Sahu had inaugurated the State office of the Front in Cuttack on January 14.

The Chief Minister had announced setting up of a Law Commission while addressing the 44th annual conference of All Odisha Lawyers’ Association at Cuttack in December, 2015.