The Karnataka High Court on Thursday adjourned further hearing of a public interest litigation (PIL) petition by several advocates supporting Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court P.D. Dinakaran, and seeking action against certain advocates for disrupting proceedings of the High Court on November 9, 2009.

The petitioners, K.P. Venkatesh and others, all advocates from Karnataka, termed as illegal the call for a protest against Justice Dinakaran. They said some members of the Advocates' Association of Bangalore (AAB) went on a rampage and assaulted some judges.

Two judges had also been locked up in court halls when they refused to heed to the boycott call.

The petitioners, termed as illogical and illegal a resolution by the AAB calling for the boycott. Some advocates, they said, had decided to go on strike following reports of alleged encroachment of Government land by Mr. Dinakaran at Kaverirajapuram in Tamil Nadu.

‘Make report public'

The petitioners wanted the report of the team from the Survey of India after inspecting the lands at Kaverirajapuram to be made public.

Keywords: Legal tussle

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