Plea in SC seeking exemption for lawyers from wearing black coats, gowns during summer

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New Delhi, Aug 29 (PTI) A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking exemption for lawyers from wearing black coats and gowns in the apex court as well as the high courts across the country during summer.

The plea has been filed by lawyer Shailendra Mani Tripathi.

The plea has sought a direction to state bar councils to amend their rules and decide the time period when lawyers would be exempted from wearing black coats and gowns depending upon the fact as to when the summer peaks in the particular state.