At the inauguration of the new building of the Jharkhand High Court, CJI Chandrachud delivered a speech in English as he felt that the audience would be more comfortable with the English language.
President Draupadi Murmu inaugurated the new building of Jharkhand High Court on Wednesday (May 24). Chief Justice of India (CJI DY Chandrachud) DY Chandrachud, Governor CP Radhakrishnan, Chief Minister Hemant Soren and Union Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal were also present in this program. During this, the President praised Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud for his speech in English.
President Draupadi Murmu praised CJI Chandrachud
President Draupadi Murmu praised and thanked Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud for his speech in English while addressing the inauguration ceremony of the new building of the Jharkhand High Court. President Murmu praised the CJI after inaugurating the new building and talking about the role of language in ensuring universal access to justice. He said that seeing this, other judges would also follow this example.
CJI gave speech in English
In fact, CJI DY Chandrachud while giving a speech in English at the inauguration ceremony had said that I hope you will give me an opportunity to return to Ranchi. Hello Johar. On this, President Draupadi Murmu said that language is another aspect of access to justice. Praising the CJI, President Murmu said, “I talk about language but I am speaking in English. I want to thank the CJI as he gave a speech in English today.”
What did CJI say?
The CJI said, “The Supreme Court and the High Court do their work in English. We can reach people living in 6.4 lakh villages if we translate our judgments in English into their official languages. Supreme Court has started this work of translation of judgments with the use of AI. We have translated more than 6,000 judgments into English.
Supreme Court started work in many languages
The President said that the Supreme Court has started work in many languages. This is necessary in Jharkhand. Apart from English, people here are comfortable in other languages. He also urged the authorities to make justice more accessible, especially in a state like Jharkhand where multiple languages are in vogue.
The President praised the Supreme Court for making its judgments available in different languages. President Murmu said that he was happy to see that several steps have been taken to make the justice delivery system more accessible and inclusive, especially to women from different sections of the society.