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233 courts in TN to have video conferencing facility

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The government has informed the that facilities would be provided in 233 court complexes in the 32 districts of the state.

In an affidavit filed before Justice T Raja, the said Rs 22.83 crore had been allocated for procurement of 233 equipment and accessories for this purpose in two phases.

This had been done as per the directions of the Supreme Court, it added.

The affidavit was filed in response to a petition by H Ramakrishnan seeking a direction to the government for implementation of the March 9, 2017, order of the to issue suitable instructions to all district courts to use for recording evidence.

The petitioner, residing in London, had moved the court saying he was unable to attend court proceedings in district and seeking video conferencing facility for recording his depositions.

The posted the matter after two days.

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First Published: Wed, August 01 2018. 21:40 IST