The Amaravati bench of the Railway Claims Tribunal (RCT) was inaugurated at the Guntur Railway station Friday by Justice V Ramasubramanian, Judge, High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
RCT (Principal Bench) Chairman Justice K Kannan, South Central Railway General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav, Principal Chief Commercial Manager M G Sekharam, Railway Guntur Division Manager V G Bhooma and other officials were present on the occasion.
He said there were 33,000 cases in the trial stage at 22 tribunals all over India.
Ninety per cent of the cases belong to incidences where human beings were the victims while others related to goods and claims, he added.
Justice Ramasubramanian said advocates should constantly follow ethical practices and stand up with values.
Around 1,670 cases pertaining to Amaravati region were being transferred from the Secunderabad bench to the newly formed Amaravati Bench, he said adding it would help in early settlement of claims of both passenger and freight segments.
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