To further convenience and ease of litigants, advocates and other stakeholders, the Gujarat High Court has started its official Telegram Channel.
Importantly, updates like Press Releases, Circulars, Daily Notices, Causelists, Miscellaneous Notifications, Youtube Live Streaming Links, and other updates will be shared on this Telegram Channel starting from 01.03.2021.
A press release in this regard was uploaded on the Gujarat High Court website on 26.02.2021.
The Press Release also reads that the Court will add more services like orders, judgements, case status, cause lists, and other case-related information to the Channel with time.
Incidentally, on 26.10.2020, the High Court of Gujarat became the first High Court of India to live stream court proceedings on Youtube.
This is a first of a kind initiative and is expected to bring more transparency in Court proceedings as most of the cases are being heard through video conferencing.
The decision to live-stream court proceedings was taken after Apex Court’s verdict in Swapnil Tripathi vs Supreme Court of India, wherein the Supreme Court permitted live streaming of court hearings.