Courts in Delhi duty-bound to record evidence, witness statement in Hindi upon request: Patiala House court

The Court held that declining such a request for recording evidence in Hindi would be in violation of Section 272 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) and Rule 1(b)(i) of the Delhi High Court Rules.
Patiala House court
Patiala House court

A Delhi court recently held that courts in the national capital are duty-bound to record evidence or any other proceedings in Hindi whenever such a request is made [Gulshan Pahuja vs. State].

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