Pleadings cannot be in Hindi; Delhi High Court upholds Rule mandating filing of pleadings in English

Aditi Singh July 4 2019
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The Delhi High Court has upheld the validity of the Delhi High Court Rule which mandates filing of pleadings before it in the English language.

The judgment was passed by a Division Bench of Justice GS Sistani and Jyoti Singh in a petition seeking a declaration that the Delhi High Court Rules are ultra vires the Delhi Official Languages Act, 2003 to the extent that they allow only “English” as the language in which the pleadings can be filed in the . . .

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