SAT abolition: Lawyers to cease work Monday

Bhubaneswar: Supporting the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) lawyers’ association, the State Bar Council today decided to join the stir protesting government’s move to abolish SAT.

It was decided at a meeting of the council that the lawyers across the State will cease work on Monday in protest against the State government’s move. Speaking to media, the council president said 15-day deadline has been set before the government to withdraw its decision failing which the lawyers would wear black badges after 15 days.

Orissa High Court bar and other bars in Cuttack earlier joined the movement of SAT lawyers against government decision.