The coordination committee of all district courts bar associations said that lawyers on Friday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and he has assured them that the bill will be brought in the current session of Parliament.

Advocate Sanjeev Nasiar, Convenor of the coordination committee, cited they have postponed Friday's protest march to Parliament.

"Coordination committee members on Friday met the Home Minister who assured that the Bill would be passed in Parliament on May 5. In this background, we have postponed the 'chakka jam' protest which was scheduled for on Friday and have extended the strike till May 6," Nasiar said.

Advocate R K Wadhwa, Chairman of the committee, urged the lawyers have decided to extend the strike from May 2 to May 6.

"The union Home Minister has assured us that the Bill will be passed on May 5. So, we have decided to continue our strike till May 6," Wadhwa added.

Lawyers of all the six district courts -- Tis Hazari, Patiala House, Karkardooma, Rohini, Saket and Dwarka – are on strike since April 22 against the delay in enhancing the pecuniary jurisdiction.

The srike has hit judicial work in all district courts since April 22.

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