Fridays edition of The Times of India reports:
In its letter of March 24, 2009, the council, an autonomous body of the Central government, has ruled that Contractor be suspended from practice for one year “from the date of issue of letter conveying the order’’. During the suspension period, Contractor must surrender the certificate of registration issued to him by the council, and is not permitted to undertake any work.
The council, which is empowered by parliament to take action against erring architects, commenced its inquiry after a complaint against Contractor by Delhi-based architect Sudhir Vohra last year. The complaint related to professional misconduct by Contractor for advertising his work as an architect, his “skills and philosophy as an architect’’ and for proclaiming himself to be “India’s favourite architect’’.
… But architects, like many other professionals, including lawyers, chartered accountants and doctors, are not allowed to advertise their services. (emphasis mine)
Why are certain professionals not allowed to advertise? Because their professions are seen as essential to society and so
Update: This post got published by mistake and I did not notice until it was too late. I will finish what I had in mind in a later post.
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