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SC allows all Journalists and Media Persons to Carry Mobile Phones inside court rooms


NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has decided to permit non-accredited journalists to carry mobile phones inside its court rooms.

As per a communication issued by Assistant Registrar Dr. Sushil Kr. Sharma, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has allowed the request.

A circular by the Apex Court states: The Chief Justice of India has been pleased to allow the Media Persons/Journalists, who have been issued six months passes by the Registry, to carry mobile phones inside the Court Rooms on silent mode and that the Deputy Registrar (Public Relations) will endorse suitably on the passes that the person carrying Mobile Phone be allowed inside the court room.

The communication, however, warned, “It has been directed that a cell phone creating any disturbance/nuisance inside the court room will be confiscated by the Court Master and handed over to the Additional Registrar (Security).”

Source: G-Plus

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