Trial judge refers to Sanskrit shloka, gazals by Jagjit Singh in judgment; Patna High Court wants him to undergo training at judicial academy

"Lack of knowledge of legal principles leads to miscarriage of justice and unnecessary harassment to the parties to the litigation."
Patna High Court
Patna High Court

A trial court quoting Sanskrit shlokas and gazals of late Jagjit Singh while convicting a person under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) did not go down well with the Patna High Court.

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