The decision to strike work for an indefinite period from second half onward was taken at an emergency meeting of Lawyers Association at Patna civil court, its President Vijay
Kumar Himanshu said.
      
He said the decision has been taken against assault of a lawyer Madhusudan Lal Jamuar and his family by local goons on Wednesday night after he protested their playing obscene music and harassing girls passing through the area.
    
A copy of the resolution of the lawyers about indefinite strike has been sent to advocates Association of the Patna High Court and also District Magistrate and Senior Superintendent of Police of Patna, Himanshu said.
    
There are around 3000 lawyers registered with the Patna civil court.

(Agencies)

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