J&K High Court Bar Association Goes On Strike

17/04/2015 10:03 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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Pakistani activists from the banned organisation Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) shout slogans beside a burning Indian flag during a protest in Islamabad on April 17, 2015, against the arrest of an Indian Kashmir prominent separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat by Indian police in Srinagar. Police arrested a prominent separatist leader in Indian-administered Kashmir on April 17 after he headlined at a rally where supporters waved Pakistani flags and chanted pro-Pakistan slogans. Masarat Alam Bhat, who was released in March after several years behind bars, was arrested at his home in the main city of Srinagar, a day after police registered a case against him for 'anti-national' activities. AFP PHOTO/ Aamir QURESHI (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association today observed a day-long strike in all the courts across Jammu region to protest against the separatist leaders who waved Pakistani flags in Srinagar.

The Association also held protests against the separatist leadership, demanding stern action against them for their "anti-national" activities.

"The advocates in the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Jammu and all other subordinate courts observed a day-long strike and held protests against the separatist leaders for their anti-national activities," president of the Bar Association, Jammu, Abhinav Sharma said.

He said the work across all the courts in Jammu region were suspended following the strike call given by the Bar Association.

"The anti-national activities cannot be tolerated and we strongly condemn such activities that are detrimental to the national interest," he said.

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