Advocate RK Wadhwa, chairman of the coordination committee of all district courts bar associations, said lawyers would abstain from work till the bill is passed by parliament.
The lawyers' association would wait for one week for passage of the bill and thereafter intensify the protest, he said.
The committee said that despite assurances, the government has not cleared the proposed bill enhancing the pecuniary jurisdiction to Rs.2 crore.
Judicial work in six city courts - Patiala House, Tis Hazari, Rohini, Karkardooma, Saket and Dwarka - was paralysed.
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