Digital India: Patna High Court to get free Wi-Fi facility by April-end

As a part of Digital India initiative, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that people can access free Wi-Fi at the Patna High Court from April-end.

  • Published: March 14, 2016 1:39 PM IST

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said Patna High Court would get free ‘Wi-Fi‘ facility by the end of April this year. “The High Court will have free of cost Wi-Fi facility by the end of April,” the Union Communications and IT Minister said. Speaking on the occasion of closing ceremony of the High Court’s centenary celebrations, Prasad said he would do whatever he could for the High Court where he practised and earned name in the field of law before joining politics.

Acting Chief Justice of the High Court Justice Iqbal Ahmad Ansari said, “People can criticize the judgement. But they must have faith and respect for the courts in the country.”  More than forty lawyers having 50 years of standing at the High Court were felicitated by the Supreme Court Judge Justice Dipak Misra at the function.

Justice Misra said those who had completed 50 years as lawyer in the High Court could give much to the legal fraternity with their vast experience. Prominent among those who were honoured included state’s advocate general Ram Balak Mahto, senior advocates, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, Binod Kumar Kanth and Ramesh Kumar Singh.

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After being felicitated, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, who held the post of president of Advocates Association of the High Court for 12 years, said, “This shows that my contributions to the field of law have been recognized by the High Court”.

  • Published Date: March 14, 2016 1:39 PM IST