The Bar Council of India has extended the deadline for submission of details of all practising advocates who are members of their respective Bar Associations, for perusal of the e-Committee of the Supreme Court of India, until November 15th 2020.
After receiving requests for extension from various quarters including various Bar Associations and State Bar Councils, the General Council of the BCI resolved thus:
“After consideration, the General Council of the Bar Council of India, as a last and final opportunity has resolved to extend the last date for submission of details of all practising advocates of the country sought as per the requirement of the of the e-Committee of the Supreme Court of India, until November 15th 2020.”
The Council has also directed all the State Bar Councils to ensure “strict compliance” with the new deadline.
Vide letter dated July 24, 2020 the BCI had requested all the District and Taluka Bar Associations across the country to supply the details of all practising Advocates who are members of their respective Bar Association, for the perusal of the e-Committee of the Supreme Court of India. All the concerned bodies were first given 15 days’ time to complete the exercise, but the period has been extended in view of several requests made to the Council.