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Resolution by Circulation: Financial Support during Covid-19 Lockdown0

Posted on March 29th, 2020 in Circulars & Notices, Featured, News & Events

Resolution by Circulation: Financial Support during Covid-19 Lockdown

The magnitude of present National Crisis and Catastrophe, needs hardly to be emphasised. In such situations, we owe greater responsibility towards our fellow colleagues, who are facing hardship, to extend helping hand within our resources.

I am proud to say that, all members of Bar Council of Delhi, visualising the unforeseen crisis, have decided to begin with some financial help to mitigate, if not wholly, but to provide some respite. All of us are aware that the lawyers are not able to attend the court work, creating financial constraints, even to meet their daily requirements.

In this hour of crisis, we would request you and everyone to contribute generously and jointly take up the cause, so that we can provide more necessary help to our fellow colleagues and their families in Delhi and NCR, to overcome the hardship.

Money can be transferred online, to Account of Bar Council of Delhi, details of which are as under:-

Bank Name – IDBI Bank
Branch – Siri Fort, Khel Gaon Marg
Account Name – Bar Council of Delhi Indigent & Disabled Lawyers Account
Account Number – 010104000183451
IFSC Code – IBKL0000010
Email – bcdcovid19@gmail.com
WhatsApp No. – 9999489809

We would also appeal to all Bar Associations to join together with BCD, to uniformly deal with the situation and stand with our fellow colleagues and their family members.

That only those advocate/applicant will be entitled to get exigent financial assistance

(A) who is member of Bar Association of Supreme Court/High Court/District Courts/ Tribunals at Delhi for the last three years uninterruptedly and

(B) advocates/applicants required to pass AIBE mandatorily within stipulated period must enclose/refer passing acknowledgement .

It is made clear that extra ordinary arrangement is made only for Advocates, who are unable to meet their day-to-day expenses or food or even medicines and only applications from such Advocates would be entertained.