From September 27, the proceedings of the Supreme Court can be watched at home
New delhi date. 21 September 2022 Wednesday
Good news for you if you want to watch Supreme Court proceedings. From Tuesday, September 27, all hearings of the Constitution Bench in the Supreme Court will be telecasted live.
Earlier, the ceremonial bench proceedings presided over by NV Ramana, the 48th CJI of India, on the last day of his tenure was telecasted live. CJI of India Uday Umesh Lalit presided over the full court meeting. In which all the judges agreed on the issue of live streaming of proceedings of cases of public and constitutional importance.
Senior advocate Indira Jaising had last week written to CJI Uday Umesh Lalit and his fellow judges requesting to start live streaming of proceedings of matters of public and constitutional importance. Earlier in September 2018, the Supreme Court had announced live broadcasting of court proceedings under Article 21 of the Constitution under the right to justice.
Live telecast of hearing of this case
According to the report, proceedings on matters of public and constitutional importance including reservation, religious practices, Bhopal gas disaster in 1984 will be telecasted live so that the general public can directly watch the proceedings of the Supreme Court during the hearing of issues related to the people. This will also benefit students studying advocacy.
The High Courts of these states including Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat are live-broadcasting
Gujarat, Odisha, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Patna and Madhya Pradesh High Courts broadcast live court proceedings through their YouTube channels. According to media reports, work is being done to prepare a platform for live broadcasting of court proceedings, after which all the information related to judiciary and watching live broadcasting of court proceedings will be easy.