bci: Bci Restrains Elders’ Panel From Holding Kba Election | Kanpur News


Kanpur: Bar Council of India (BCI) has restrained the elders’ committee of Kanpur Bar Association from holding any election of the Bar association till the disposal of the matter of KBA election and suspension of advocates by the Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh. The BCI has also directed the Bar Council of UP to dispose of the matter as expeditiously as possible.
BCI secretary Srimanto Sen in his letter dated January 5 has asked the Bar Council of UP to dispose of the stay petition of advocate Pawan Kumar Tiwari within a period of two weeks from the receipt of this order after giving due consideration to the letter’s representatives reply filed by Pawan Kumar Tiwari and elders’ committee, KBA.
Dr Pawan Kumar Tiwari was banned from practice by the Bar Council of UP after anarchy in the annual general elections of KBA held on December 17 last in which an advocate was shot dead and elections were cancelled.
The secretary in his letter also stated that the elders’ committee of KBA had sent a letter dated December 30, 2021 which was received by the BCI office on January 4, 2022. BCI had directed the elders’ committee and Bar Council of UP to furnish their report on the issues raised by advocate Pawan Kumar Tiwari.
The committee had duly furnished their report while the Bar Council of UP has yet to furnish its report. Pawan Kumar Tiwari had preferred an application before the BCI under section 48 A and B of the Advocates’ Act and had urged to stay the order of his suspension from practice and cancel it.
The elders’ committee of Kanpur Bar Association in its letter dated December 30, 2021 had given clean chit to Pawan Kumar Tiwari and stated him as a learned member of KBA. He was continuously contesting the election for the post of secretary for 5 years and there was no complaint of violation was made against him.
Therefore, this committee is requesting our parent organization BCI to drop all proceedings against Pawan Kumar Tiwari advocate, it was requested.





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