Desist from addressing Judges as "My Lord", "Your Lordship": Rajasthan HC Full Court

Meera Emmanuel July 15 2019
Mahendar Kumar Goyal

In a marked departure from one of the long-standing colonial traditions that continue to characterise the Indian Judiciary, the Full Court of the Rajasthan High Court has resolved to do away with the practice of referring to judges as "My Lord" and "Your Lordship".

Following a Full Court meeting held on Sunday, a notification has been issued by theĀ  Rajasthan High Court Registrar General today, stating the following:

"To honour the mandate of equality enshrined in . . .

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