With Mian Qayoom back in Srinagar, lawyers to resume routine from Saturday


The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association president Mian Abdul Qayoom on Friday reached back to Srinagar.

Qayoom was summoned by NIA to New Delhi in alleged funding case.

With Qayoom back, The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (JKHCBA) Srinagar has decided to resume court work from tomorrow (September 9).

The office bearers of the bar association informed Kashmir Life that they will resume court work from tomorrow. “The decision to resume work was taken during a general body meeting of JKHCBA today,” they said.

Qayoom reached Srinagar court around 10 am and has been asked to appear before NIA again on September 14.

Lawyers across Kashmir valley suspended the court work for the consecutive fifth day on Friday to protest against a notice issued to President JKHCBA Advocate Mian Qayoom by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

A day before, Bar Association Srinagar wrote an open letter to the Chief Justice of India (CJI), explaining the reasons behind strike called over the summoning of Bar President Advocate Mian Qayoom.

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