[lg policy] Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has supported the adoption of the double-language policy in high courts. He was speaking at Sattakadir’s (a law journal) silver jubilee and awards function held at Royal Meridien in Guindy, Chennai on Saturday where he was the guest of honour. The award function also had a few panel discussions on its agenda. “During the course of the day, I noticed that there will be discussions on three important topics. One is state official language and additional language for Indian High Court. I support this. I totally support this. Even our President propagated that and told all the judges who were present, he pressurised that at least you adopt it,” he said. The court language across the country currently is English. In 2006, the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly passed a resolution to push the central government to make Tamil the official language of the Madras High Court. This proposal was forwarded to the Chief Justice of India for advice. The C

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