Allow Tamil in Madras HC Panneerselvam

first_imgTamil Nadu on Sunday reiterated its demand to authorise the use of Tamil language in the Madras High Court and urged the Centre to reconsider its stand on the issue.Speaking at the joint conference of chief ministers and chief justices of high courts, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said the independence and the image of the judiciary should always be upheld by providing necessary infrastructure and ensuring a conducive environment.“If we are to take the administration of justice genuinely closer to the people, it is absolutely imperative that the local language is used in the High Court, as is already being done in the state government and in the state Legislature. Our government urges the Government of India and the Supreme Court to reconsider their stand in this matter and fulfil the long-standing aspiration and demand of the state to authorise the use of Tamil in the High Court of Madras,” he said.last_img

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