Orissa Court says to abstain from addressing court with My Lord, Your Lord, and Lordshiptext_fields
Orissa high court on appealed lawyers to keep away from dressing court with My Lord, Your Lord, and Lordship
On Monday S. Muralidhar and Justice R.K. Pattanayak Chief Justice of The High Court requested lawyers to start from the working day after the new year
"All counsel and parties-in-person are requested to try and avoid addressing the judges of this bench as 'My Lord', 'Your Lordship', 'Your Honour', or with the prefix 'Hon'able'. Any other form of address, consistent with the decorum of the Court, including 'Sir', should suffice", the court appealed in the business schedule note.
In 2014 Justice H.L. Dattu, Chief Justice of India stated that addressing the court with My Lord, Your Lord, and Lordship is not necessary. He also added that " when did it become mandatory", its only necessary to address the court in a dignified manner