State Bar Council Of M.P. vs Bar Council Of India & Ors. on 6 July, 2018

WP(C) Nos.2142/16 & 2215/16 Page 1 of 35
2. The first writ petition being WP(C) No. 2142/2016 has been
preferred by the State Bar Council of Madhya Pradesh (hereinafter
referred to as “SBCMP”) seeking inter alia a direction to the Bar
Council of India (hereinafter referred to as “BCI”) as also the Chairman
of the BCI to implement the SBCMP‟s resolutions dated 29.06.2014
and 07.02.2015, whereby Mr. Sunil Gupta was, in accordance with
Section 4(1)(c) of the Advocates Act, 1961 (hereinafter referred to as
the “Act”), elected and re-affirmed as the representative member of the
SBCMP in the BCI. The SBCMP has also sought quashing of the order
dated 05.12.2015 passed by the BCI (hereinafter referred to as the
“Impugned Order”), whereby the Election Petition being Election
Petition No. 01/2014 filed by the Mr. Sunil Gupta challenging the
alleged election of Mr. Pratap Mehta as the representative member of
the SBCMP in the BCI, has been dismissed on the ground that it is

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