The Bar Council of India has called its General Council Meet on Sunday to decide the issue of ban on Members of Parliament and the Members of Legislative Assemblies from practicing as advocates.
BCI chairman Manan Kumar Mishra told LiveLaw that a meeting of General Council Meet has been called on Sunday.
It is to be noted that the three-member committee of RG Shah, BC Thakur and DP Dhal constituted to look into the representation of advocate-activist and BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay calling for ban on legislators from practising as advocates had submitted its report to BCI chairman last week.
One of the members on the sub-committee confirmed that the Committe submitted the report but refuses to divulge its content saying the same was "confidential".
"We called a general council meeting on Sunday to deliberate on the findings of the committee," said Mishra.
It is to be noted that the BCI had late last year constituted the committee to look into the representation of Upadhyay wherein he had made written submissions before the BCI giving reasons why the ban was a much-awaited check.
The 13 reasons Upadhyay gives on why legislators should be so barred are: