In order to reduce the burden of litigants to travel all the way to Guwahati for deposing before Gauhati High Court the Shillong bench of Guwahati High court had launched Video conferencing system. The Person appear for the hearing from Shillong itself through the video conferencing system. Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Madan B Lakur said, through the video conferencing system urgent cases can be heard and even judgments can be delivered. The number of pending cases in the Shillong Bench of Gauhati High Court has gone down to 826 from 1100 in the past one year, Justice Lakur said, adding that introduction of video conferencing was expected to further speed up the rate of disposing cases in the Shillong Bench.
Report by Vishnu