Judicial Reforms: Challenges and the Way Ahead

Chief Ministers of States and Chief Justices of High Courts participated in a joint conference in the national capital on Saturday to discuss various aspects of the justice delivery system. Participating in the inaugural session Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that judicial reform is not merely a policy matter and Human sensitivities should be kept in the centre of all the deliberations on this issue. He also stressed on the importance of Mediation as an important tool for the settlement of pending cases in the courts, especially at the local level. CJI N V Ramanna in his remarks said a National Judicial Infrastructure Authority should be created for the standardization and improvement of judicial infrastructure which currently needs urgent attention. Both CJI and Prime Minister also highlighted the need to promote local languages in the courts so that people of the country feel connected with the judicial process.

Source: Sansad TV

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