Mobile Phones in Supreme court rooms allowed on silent mode to accredited journalists
As per notification issued by the Assistant Registrar, the Chief Justice of India has passed an order allowing accredited journalists to carry their mobile phones on silent mode inside courtrooms of the Supreme Courts.
The notification reads as under:
It is submitted that the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India vide orders dated 11/05/2018 has been pleased to accede to the request of the accredited Media Persons to allow mobile phones on silent mode inside the Court Rooms.
It has been directed that a cellphone creating any disturbance/nuisance inside the Court Room will be confiscated by the Court Master and handed over to the Additional Registrar (Security).”
Hitherto, only lawyers were allowed to take mobile phones inside court rooms.
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