The Hush Post, Ludhiana: Members of District Taxation Bar Association, Tax Bar Association and Punjab Tax Bar Association protested against Income Tax department on Friday for the surveys conducted by the department against two chartered accountants Yashodeep Bansal and Rakesh Puri on Wednesday. Alleging that the surveys were conducted against the rules. There was a lot of tension as the bar members wearing black bands shouted slogans against the department and gathered outside the Income Tax office, Rishi Nagar. Police was present at the spot to avert any untoward incident. The protest was called off in the afternoon when a delegation including Subash Jain, Raj Mehta, BR Kaushal and Rajesh Kapoor met CCIT Binay Kumar Jha and Director of Investigation Parneet Sachdev.