The All Odisha Lawyers’ Association (AOLA) organised its State-level third executive meeting here on Tuesday under the chairmanship of its president Bichitra Kumar Badajena.
Secretary Satyajit Sahoo presented the annual report. Various resolutions were passed in the meeting. While the annulment of the State Administration Tribunal was opposed, demands like issuance of health cards for free treatment of lawyers and their family members, free pass system for four-wheelers of lawyers at tollgates, provision of post-retirement pension for lawyers above 70 years of age, sanction of government building for office use by the association, a stipend provision of Rs 10,000 for each youth lawyer were discussed.
Among others, vice-presidents Pradeep Kumar Panda, Askhay Kumar Pati, Sushant Kumar Baral, Hari Narayan Swain, Julius Caesar Mahakud, Gobardhan Sahoo and Jyotiprakash Rath and advisers Shishir Kumar Padhi, Niranjan Nayak, Pitabas Panda, Dhruba Charan Jena and Rabi Narayan Swain partipated. Baripada Bar Association president Santanu Kumar Das and other functionaries attended.