PIL in Kerala HC against Hindi, Sanskrit titles to legislations

The names in these languages are hard to pronounce for non-Hindi and non-Sanskrit speakers, which violates the fundamental right under Article 19, the petitioner claimed.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 30, 2024 | 7:00 AMUpdatedMay 30, 2024 | 7:00 AM

Criminal justice laws

A public interest litigation has been filed in the Kerala High Court against Parliament naming legislation in Hindi or Sanskrit. The plea, by a lawyer, sought the court’s directions to the central government to give English titles to the three new legislations passed by Parliament to replace the existing ones.

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