In the midst of Haryana Government running without a ‘Common Minimum Programme’ Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala of JJP with an alliance with BJP in the legislature on 14th January, 2020 announced a grant of Rs. 51 lakhs for the digitisation of the Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association library.
On the announcement day, the Executive Committee of the Bar Association presented an honorary lifetime membership of the Bar to Chautala.
Addressing the lawyers at the High Court, Chautala stressed on the need for digitisation perhaps a move forward digital india in the modern world. “When the Panipat Bar invited me as a Member of Parliament, I took a step towards digitisation of the library there,” he said, adding that it was the first district Bar library in Punjab and Haryana to be digitised.
Earlier, Chautala also had a brief meeting with the Bar association members, during which, issues including the dispute regarding the setting-up of the Haryana Administrative Tribunal, which is being opposed by the Bar, was raised. In his address to the Bar association, Chautala assured the lawyers that he will try to fulfil their demands in future as well. He also asked the lawyers to provide suggestions regarding the required amendments in the law pertaining to the Revenue department and for the streamlining of the property dispute cases.
Author: Kumar Aditya