Cost is the “top most” hurdle in bettering “access to justice for all”, President Ram Nath Kovind stated immediately at the same time as he counseled the judiciary and the bar for not letting the coronavirus pandemic are available in the best way of fulfilling the responsibility of securing justice for the residents.
Speaking on the Constitution Day celebrations organised by the Supreme Court, President Kovind stated he was completely satisfied to see that the highest court docket has continued to operate and dispense justice amid the pandemic, utilizing technological options like video-conferencing and e-filing.
“I am pleased that the higher judiciary has started making available its judgments in more and more regional languages. This is surely the best way to keep more and more citizens in the loop, and thus bringing the institution of judiciary closer to the citizenry at large,” President Kovind stated.
Let us introspect how we will higher dwell as much as the beliefs of the Founding Fathers, as enshrined within the Constitution generally and the Preamble specifically.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) November 26, 2020
Union Law, IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad congratulated the judiciary for rising to the event and persevering with its work regardless of nice inhibiting circumstances in the course of the pandemic.
He expressed unhappiness over unleashing of criticism of the highest court docket for its judicial features and requested the individuals to not use expressions like “judicial barbarism” in criticising judgements or orders.
Chief Justice SA Bobde stated the judiciary has labored arduous via the pandemic and its dedication to making sure that entry of justice is maintained to all of the residents. The Indian Supreme Court has fared much better than to courts of different nations, he stated.
Attorney General KK Venugopal recommended that there must be 4 intermediate courts of enchantment with 15 judges every within the 4 corners of the nation for making certain entry to justice by all. Mr Venugopal stated as per nationwide judicial knowledge grid, round 3.61 crore circumstances are pending as on immediately in courts throughout the nation and the “extremely sad” half is that round 4.29 lakh circumstances are pending for over 30 years.