"You may call me 'Sir':" Kerala High Court judge says 'Lordship' not necessary

Justice Ramachandran encouraged a junior lawyer who addressed him as 'Sir', to ensure that her name is printed on petitions in the same font size as her senior's. "You are not smaller than them," he reminded.
Justice Devan Ramachandran and Kerala High Court
Justice Devan Ramachandran and Kerala High Court

The proceedings before Kerala High Court judge Justice Devan Ramachandran on Friday witnessed an interesting exchange between the judge and a young lawyer, with the judge assuring the lawyer that she may address him as 'Sir', instead of the usual honorifics 'My Lord' and 'Your Lordship' used during court proceedings in High Courts and the Supreme Court.

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