Work at Indian courts was disrupted for a second day on Thursday as Indian lawyers went on strike to protest against a controversial draft law on legal education in the country, a report said.
The Council said the strike was aimed at scuttling the bill, which it argues aims to "usurp" the top body's control over the legal education system.
Lawyers also plan to picket parliament's monsoon session slated to start later this month and hold street protests if the government ignores the council's demand to abandon the draft law, the Council added.
India's courts are already clogged with millions of pending cases due to a shortage of judges and a creaky judicial system.
Source: AFP South Asian Edition