Good news for Copies of Supreme Court decisions will be available in regional languages

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that while welcoming the campaign to make the Supreme Court’s decisions translated in all regional languages available on the website ESCR, it has been described as a great achievement of the judiciary. He wrote in his tweet that this will not only increase the usefulness and significance of regional languages, but will also make it easier for new lawyers and law students doing research along with the common people.

Chief Justice Justice DY Chandrachud made this announcement at the Bar Council function in Mumbai on Saturday, it was discussed a lot. On Sunday, Prime Minister Modi while appreciating this step and campaign of the Chief Justice, with this idea, legal understanding will also increase among the youth of the country through technology.

The Prime Minister wrote in his tweet that there are many languages ​​in India. It connects our cultural vibrancy like a bridge. The central government is also running a public campaign through several schemes to encourage Indian languages. This effort also includes giving the option of studying subjects like engineering and medicine in the mother tongue.

He said that in a recent function, Chief Justice Justice DY Chandrachud spoke on the need to work towards making available the judgments of the Supreme Court in regional languages. He also suggested the use of technology for this. This is a commendable thought, which will help many people, especially the youth.

Translation of 538 court decisions

According to the information given in response to a question in the last session of Parliament, a total of 538 decisions have been translated into Hindi and other regional languages in the last four years. Of these, more than half i.e. 290 judgments have been translated into Hindi, but in this interval, the number of translated judgments is continuously decreasing year by year. Of these, six judgments are translated in Assamese, three in Bengali, two in Garo, 290 in Hindi, 24 in Kannada, 47 in Malayalam, 26 in Marathi, three in Nepali, 26 in Oriya, 10 in Punjabi, 76 in Tamil, 18 in Telugu, five in Urdu.

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