The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association has decided to boycott the court of Justice Rajesh Bindal as a counterblast to his adverse attitude towards Advocates.
The resolution to the above effect was passed in a meeting of the Executive Committee/ Special Invitees of the HCBA, held on September 16, under the Chairmanship of Advocate Abhinav Sharma, President of the HCBA.
During the meeting, many senior as well as young members of the Executive Committee expressed their concerns on the "attitude and behavior" of Justice Bindal against Advocates. "While speaking all the members in one voice resolved that the bar should take some action on the attitude & behavior of the Hon'ble Judge against Advocates", the resolution read.
In view thereof, it was resolved unanimously that they shall boycott his court, starting September 17, till further decision of the HCBA or till resolution of the issue.
Justice Bindal took charge as a judge of the J&K HC on November 19, 2018 and is presently the second-senior most judge of the high court.