The Rajasthan High Court on March 30 disposed of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed with regard to usage of A4 size papers on both sides in the court proceedings.
The PIL has been filed by two law students , Lakshya Purohit from Udaipur and Akriti Agarwal from Lucknow.
The PIL seeks a direction for proper implementation of Order 20(A)(a) of the General Rules (Civil and Criminal), 2018 with regard to usage of A4 size papers on both sides in the court proceedings so as to prevent wastage of paper, which as per the petitioners, results into damage being caused to the environment. No one has appeared to argue the matter on behalf of the petitioner.
“This court is apprised that the matter was placed before the Administrative Committee of the Rajasthan High Court and the Committee has resolved that the present system may continue and no change is needed”
-observed the division bench comprised of Justice Sandeep Mehta and Justice Vinod Kumar Bharwani.
In this background, the Court hereby disposed of the petition leaving the petitioners at liberty to ventilate their grievances as and when warranted.