Lawyers favour a change of clothes

traditional court dress

The debate over India’s legal dress code was stirred up in May after activist Asim Sarode surveyed lawyers in Pune.

Sarode said 65% of district court lawyers supported a change.

”I would say the major reason for a change is the health hazard the black coat causes. In America and Europe, the weather conditions allow such a dress code. I would prefer a simple shirt with a black collar,” Sarode was reported as saying in

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