A judge may hold his court in Hindi, but he must speak in English when addressing the Supreme Court, as the CJI ruled recently inviting several criticism of being snobbish and elitist. Examine with justification whether the court has committed any wrong by its response in the above rulings. (200 W/ 12½ M)

Mentor’s Comment: This question seems to be very basic but the intention here is to make you aware and learn the various provisions related to language in our constitution. The introduction should start with constitutional schemes in relation to language in Part XVII titled ‘Official Language’ groups in our Constitution i.e. Language of the Union, … Continue reading A judge may hold his court in Hindi, but he must speak in English when addressing the Supreme Court, as the CJI ruled recently inviting several criticism of being snobbish and elitist. Examine with justification whether the court has committed any wrong by its response in the above rulings. (200 W/ 12½ M)