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The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on a plea to allow audio and video recordings of its proceedings as well as those of the trial courts.

A division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjiv Khanna reserved the order after hearing arguments on behalf of the petitioner and the counsel for the

high court.

 

The court was hearing a petition filed by Dipak Khosla, who pleaded that the video recording of court proceedings would not only reduce litigation but will also save the court’s time.

 

Khosla said certain countries have adopted audio and video recording as they could help the litigants and the associated parties in a case.

 

Earlier, the matter was transferred to a larger bench by a single judge who had supported the idea of audio and video recording of its proceedings as well as those of the trial courts.

 

Referring the matter to a larger bench, the single judge said: “I consider that it is high time that the courts and the state should consider introduction of authenticated audio/video recordings of the proceedings in all courts, more specifically in trial courts.”

 

 


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