JAMMU, Aug 17:The General House of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association, Jammu was held today on 17th of August, 2015 under the chairmanship of Its President Mr. Abhinav Sharma. In the General House it has been unanimously decided to resume work in all the Courts from 18th of August, 2015 onwards. The decision has been arrived at in view of latest developments having taken place such as time limit of 30th of August, 2015 fixed by Deputy Commissioner, Jammu for identification of 200 acres of land for setting up of AIIMS in Jammu. Thereafter, the statement made by Minister for Health Government of India Sh. J.P Nadda that two AIIMS have been sanctioned for Jammu and Kashmir followed by National Vice President and Member Parliament and in charge J&K that two AIIMS have been sanctioned in State of Jammu & Kashmir.
Even the Hon'ble Chief Minister of J&K State Mr. Mufti Mohd. Sayeed also said that two AIIMS have been sanctioned in the State. In view of these developments, members present in the General House by majority decision decided to resume the work in all the Courts. The meeting was attended by the office bearers i.e. Vice President Pranav Kohli, General Secretary A.P. Singh, Joint Secretary Depesh Singh Pawar and Treasurer Rahul Sharma of the JKHCBA and more than 400 Bar members. Amongst Senior Advocates who spoke on the occasion were M/s Sh. A.V Gupta, Sh. B.S Slathia, S. K.S Johal, and various other speakers including President Young Lawyers Association Mr. Daljeet Singh Manhas were Sh. Ajay Kotwal, Sh. Jamil Kazmi, S. K.S. Puri, Sh. Pawan Dev Singh, Sh. Surjeet Singh Andotra, Sh. Umesh Sharma and Sh. Shristi Pal Mengi etc.