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Delhi lawyers likely to observe strike on Friday

Updated: Sep 15, 2016 17:41 IST

New Delhi[India], Sept.15 (ANI): Lawyers in Delhi are likely to observe a strike on Friday.

According to reports, the coordination committee of the Bar Association of Delhi has called on lawyers of Delhi to completely abstain from work on September 16 in all districts of Delhi.

The strike has reportedly been called over the issue of the shifting of the Patiala House court and the future bifurcation of other courts in Delhi.

According to an NDTV report filed in 2014, there has been a proposal to shift the Patiala House court to a swanky eight storey building on Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, where the district court will be shifted.

The proposed new court premises is said to have have double basement parking with a capacity of around 823 cars over eight floors.

The new court will have 41 courts. Besides, it will have an auditorium with a capacity to seat 200 people and separate movement for judges, lawyers, litigants and convicts.

The new building will also have an open hall measuring around 3500 square metres for the lawyers' chambers and other facilities.

Space will also be provided for a bank, post office, ATMs, stamp vendors, library, food court, lunch rooms at every floor in new building and administrative blocks will also be constructed," he added.

Apart from that, dispensary will also be built and new building will also have an automated security system. (ANI with inputs)