The decision of Punjab and Haryana High Court to run evening courts in order to reduce pendancy of cases has not gone down well with lawyers who have announced to go on a state-wide strike on August 23. The decision means that cases will now be heard in district courts from 5pm-7pm. Lawyers have,however,alleged that pendancy of cases are higher in HC and should be the ones with evening court sessions. Sunil Garg,president Moga Bar Association,said: On August 23 all the bar associations of the state will meet in Moga. We have already submitted our memorandum to Minister for Law Salman Khurshid who has assured us that our issued will be looked into.
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