PM Modi: Technology will empower the judiciary, and save money and time
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the closing celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Allahabad High Court
Allahabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attended the closing celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Allahabad High Court.
Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and several other cabinet ministers were also present at the event.
While addressing the gathering, PM Modi called Allahabad HC as the ‘Holy place’ for the Indian judiciary. He further said, “People who were associated with the legal professions, played a vital part in India’s freedom struggle and also protected people against colonialism.”
He further talked about judiciary and the role that technology can play in it and said, “Technology is playing a big role in this century and I see technology having a big scope in the judiciary as well.” He then advised the Indian start up sector to combine both technology and judiciary. “I urge those involved with the startup sector to innovate on aspects where technology can help the judiciary,” said PM Modi.
History of Allahabad High Court
The Allahabad High Court was established in the year 1867 as the High Court of Judicature for the North-Western Provinces by the Indian High Courts Act of 1861.