Call for expertise to make courts disabled-friendly

The first Bench of the Madras High Court has called for an expert opinion to make the courts in the State more disabled friendly.

Published: 22nd April 2017 02:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd April 2017 03:41 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: The first Bench of the Madras High Court has called for an expert opinion to make the courts in the State more disabled friendly. When a PIL from advocate L Muruganantham, who has 70 per cent disability, came up on Friday, the bench of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sundar directed the counsel appearing for both the sides to obtain expert opinion to make the courts more disabled-friendly by way of providing interpreters proficient in sign language for the hearing impaired, conversion of documents in Braille for the visually impaired and other measures, apart from ramp facilities for the orthopaedically-disabled. The report shall be submitted when the court re-opens after summer vacation, the Bench added. 

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