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Chief Justice’s modernised courtroom opened

Courts 2024-06-10, 9:56pm


A modernised ejlas (courtroom) of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh was opened on Monday 10 June 2024, Photo collected

Chief Justice Obaidul Hassan inaugurated his newly renovated and modernised ejlash (courtroom) at the Supreme Court on Monday afternoon.

Flanked by judges from both High Court and Appellate Divisions of the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice raised the curtain from the nameplate. Justice M Enayetur Rahim conducted a munajat (Prayer) on the occasion.

A special session of a “ceremonial bench” consisting of judges from both divisions of the Supreme Court was held later at the Chief Justice’s ejlash marking the resumption of the

trial process at the courtroom.

Chief Justice Obaidul Hassan narrated detailed history of country’s court procedure at the

session. He said the most modern information technology facilities have been brought here paving the way for conducting virtual trial.

Terming the arrangement, the start of a new day, the Chief Justice said this would give a new life to development of the infrastructure of subordinate courts of Bangladesh.

Attorney General AM Amin Uddin and Supreme Court Bar Association President Barrister AM Mahbub Uddin Khokon addressed the session, among others.

Former Chief Justices JR Mudassir Husain, Md Ruhul Amin, Md Tafazzul Islam, Syed Mahbub Hossain and Hasan Foez Siddique were present in the courtroom.

Newsmen were given a rare opportunity to enter the courtroom with the camera and take

pictures and videos of the session. - Special Correspondent