Bar Council of India passed a resolution on Same Sex Marriage and Law to protect Advocates

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Published on: 23 April 2023 at 21:11 IST

Bar Council of India issued the a Press Release and calls for a law to protect advocates and their families.

As per press release, a joint meeting of the BCI and State Bar Councils held on Sunday called for the government to frame an effective law for the protection of lives, interests, and privileges of advocates and their families and demanded an effective law for appropriate payment of compensation in case of any attack on them or any bodily harm or injury to them or their family.

The resolution argues that any ruling made by the Supreme Court could have severe ramifications for future generations. The council cautions that altering the definition of marriage would be disastrous for the court.

Press Release states:

The joint meeting was attended by the representatives of all the State Bar Councils of
the country. On the issue relating to the “Same Sex Marriage” the following
resolution has been passed by the Joint Meeting:

Any decision by the Apex Court in such sensitive matter may prove very harmful for the future generation of our country. The Joint meeting, thus, is of the unanimous opinion that in view of the sensitivity of the issue of same sex marriage, having a spectrum of stakeholders from diverse socio- religious background.


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