Mathura Bar Association president, secretary suspended from practising in court for 1 year

Updated: Aug 13 2022 12:35AM

Mathura (UP), Aug 12 (PTI) The Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh has suspended the president and the secretary of the Bar Association of Mathura from practising in court for one year for professional misconduct.

According to an order issued by the disciplinary committee of the Bar Council, the duo -- association president Ajit Teharia and secretary Satyendra Kumar Parihar -- were suspended as they continuously violated orders and directions of the state body.

The Bar Council also took exception to the way 1,200 members of the bar were expelled from the Bar Association of Mathura without informing or seeking permission of the state body.