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Govt to help judiciary deliver instant and impartial justice: UP CM

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

today said the rule of law was the soul of every civilised society, and in order to deliver instant and impartial justice, the would extend all possible help to the judiciary.

Addressing the 41st conference of the Judicial Services Association here, the said, "Judiciary is an extremely powerful pillar of the democracy. Rule of law is the soul of every civilised society. The is committed to strengthen judiciary and in order to deliver instant and impartial justice, the will extend every possible help to the judiciary."

Adityanath voiced his support to the half-an-hour increase in judicial work as stated by DB

The stated that by cancelling 15 holidays, there had been a Rs 50,000 crore jump in the state's GDP, and said that the increase in judicial work would prove to be quite effective.

The UP chief minister said the state government had taken a number of steps to strengthen the judiciary. "Under this, 111 additional family courts, 13 bhu-arjan (land acquisition) courts, 13 commercial courts and special courts for women have been established. New 24 local lok adalats have also been constituted," he said in a statement issued here today.

Adityanath on this occasion also declared that Rs 10 crore be given to the UP Nyayik Adhijari Kalyan Kosh.

Speaking on the occasion, said, "Nearly 60 lakh pending cases in the subordinate courts is a challenge. To successfully deal with them, effective implementation of decisions pertaining to increase in court's time and mediation is necessary.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 23:40 IST