Nation Current Affairs 04 Jul 2016 Telangana judges’ ...

Telangana judges’ agitation now hits BJP

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | MAHESH AVADHUTA
Published Jul 4, 2016, 1:03 am IST
Updated Jul 4, 2016, 1:03 am IST
Centre is facing the wrath of the advocates community and public organisations on this issue over the past few days.
Telangana advocates holding placards at a protest in front of the High Court demanding separate High Court for Telangana (Photo: PTI)
 Telangana advocates holding placards at a protest in front of the High Court demanding separate High Court for Telangana (Photo: PTI)

Hyderabad: The state BJP’s campaign to make inroads into the districts has hit a temporary roadblock due to the controversy surrounding the delay in the bifurcation of the High Court and allotment of AP origin judges to Telangana.

The BJP-led NDA government at the Centre is facing the wrath of the advocates community and public organisations on this issue over the past few days, and this is being directed towards the state BJP leadership.

 

BJP legal cell chairman Vishwanath Ravindar went to extent solidarity with the protesting lawyers at Indira Park but his speech was interrupted by lawyers. Advocate say that the Centre is not taking any steps to bifurcate the judiciary due to pressure from Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.

Advocates JAC convener T. Sriranga Rao said, “The BJP will pay heavy price in the near future if it continues to be a mute spectator. Instead of trying to find a solution, they are blaming the state government. If there is no breakthrough in the next few days, we will hold protests in front of the house of Union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu.”

 

A BJP district leader, requesting anonymity said that the morale of the cadre was low due to ongoing developments. “We are not going to protest programmes being organised by the lawyers as they will corner,” he said.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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