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PM Modi calls for a judicial system to deliver easy and swift justice for all

IndiaPM Modi calls for a judicial system to deliver easy and swift justice for all

Prime Minister Modi calls for transforming the judicial system to deliver easy, speedy justice for all including the local language in courts.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the inaugural session of the Joint Conference of Chief Ministers of States and Chief Justices of High Courts in New Delhi yesterday called for a judicial system that can deliver easy justice, speedy justice, and justice for all.

He insisted on encouraging local languages in courts saying, it will boost the confidence of the common people in the judicial system. He said, our vision in Azadi ka Amrit Kaal should be of such a judicial system.

The Prime Minister went on to say that “Our priority should be questions like, what kind of judicial system would we like to see when the country completes 100 years of Independence.”

The Prime Minister said the Government considers the prospects of technology in the judicial system as an essential part of the Digital India Mission. He said the e-Courts project is being implemented in a mission mode in the country.

Mr. Modi said, the Judiciary is the guardian of the Constitution and the Legislature represents the aspirations of the citizens adding that this balance will prepare the roadmap for an effective and time-bound judicial system in the country.

Talking about under-trial prisoners, the Prime Minister said, today there are about 3.5 lakh, such prisoners, in the country. He said, most of them are from impoverished or ordinary families and urged the Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts to give priority to their cases.

Chief Justice of India N. V. Ramana said the law should be made after thorough debates and discussions incorporating the needs and aspirations of the concerned people.

Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju and Chief Ministers of the Several States and Union Territories were present at the conference.

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