A large number of Lawyers protested outside the Supreme Court on Monday and shouted slogans against the Law Minister Babar Awan and in support of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohd Chaudhry during the hearing of suo moto action of Judges Reinstatement withdrawal notice. According to media reports during the hearing lawyers gathered in front of the apex court and staged protest against Babar Awan activities and said that due to wrong steps of Babar Awan the situation has deteriorated and the government is also exhibiting irresponsible attitude and if this continues than the lawyers would be forces to come out on the streets once again Lawyers further said that they would not allow anybody to damage the respect of free judiciary. Later they chanted the slogans in support of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudry.