KARACHI - Former President Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Munir A Malik said on Thursday that appointment of new Chief Justice of Sindh High Court was a conspiracy to sabotage the negotiations being held between PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif. Addressing the general body meeting of Sindh High Court Bar Association (SHCBA) here, he said that dictators did not want the success of negotiations and hatching conspiracies against reinstatement of deposed judges and free judiciary. He added that due to the interference of the lawyers' leadership, PML head Mian Nawaz Sharif took stand against the appointment of new Chief Justice of Sindh High Court. He announced that if the government would not take any initiative to reinstate judges and restore the pre-November 3 judiciary, till 14th August, lawyers' fraternity would chalk out strategy to speed up their ongoing movement across the country. He said the rulers were afraid of lawyers' movement and they have been hatching conspiracies since day one. Malik termed the news regarding the resignation of Chief Justice of Sindh High Court, Justice Sabihuddin Ahmed, as conspiracy to weaken the lawyers' movement. He said that after winning general election, political parties have disappointed the nation on the issue judges' reinstatement. The former PSCBA president further said that deposed judges had sacrificed their career on November-3, 2007 in order to defend the independence of judiciary. He also expressed his satisfaction over the role of the deposed judges in lawyers' movement. He denied the impression that lawyers' movement had weakened saying it still retained original spirit and vigour. Speaking on the occasion, President Sindh High Court Bar Association, Rasheed A Rizvi, alleged that Federal Law Minister Farooq Naek has been hatching conspiracies to divide the lawyers in order to sabotage their movement but he badly failed in his nefarious designs. He also announced to launch civil disobedience movement after 14th August if the deposed judges were not reinstated. He said that it's time for the legal fraternity, particularly for judges, to remain united for the independence of the judiciary. Other lawyers' leaders also spoke on the occasion. Meanwhile, Karachi Bar Association (KBA) also held a general body meeting at Shuhda-i-Punjab Hall of the City Courts under the chair of its President Mehmoodul Hassan. Addressing the meeting Mehmoodul Hassin announced to impose ban on Federal Law Minister Farooq Naek's entry in the bar room and said the minister has also been the part of conspiracy against lawyers' movement. He criticised those judges, who agreed to be restored, saying that if any judge accept such offer from the government, so he would deceive his community. He lauded the deposed judges including CJP Iftikhar Chaudhry for sacrificing their jobs in order to protect the constitution.   Earlier, the lawyers of City and Malir District Courts observed complete boycott of legal proceedings and staged protest agitations. They were carrying placards and banners and chanting slogans against the government. On the occasion, two lawyers Advocate Karamatullah and Advocate Rizwanullah Tarar observed token hunger strike. Later, the lawyers staged a protest rally and blocked the M A Jinnah Road for several hours. Members of Malir District Bar also took out a rally and blocked the National Super Highway for several hours but afterwards dispersed peacefully.