AGARTALA, March 18 - Asserting that judiciary should be accessible to all not only economically but also geographically, Judge of Supreme Court, Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday said High Court of Tripura has set a precedent in reducing pendency of cases in an effective manner.“While other High Courts are struggling to dispose pending cases, High Court of Tripura has made remarkable achievement in reducing pendency. Since its inception in March, 2013, pending cases have been reduced from 6,619 to 2,883”, he said.
Justice Gogoi was speaking after laying the foundation stone of Administrative Building in High Court premises here.
“Yearly inflow of cases in High Court and other district level courts is on the rise. The High Court has taken a bold step to organise Mega Lok Adalat to ensure speedy disposal of cases including motor accidents”, he said.
Noting that Bar and Bench are two wings of judiciary, Justice Gogoi said the registry has also a role to play in ensuring speedy justice delivery system. “High Court of Tripura will continue to live up to the people’s expectation in the days come”, he concluded.
Law Minister Tapan Chakraborty and Chief Justice of High Court of Tripura Justice T Veipai also spoke on the occasion. Chakraborty said, “Despite financial constraint, the State Government has sanctioned Rs 19.17 crore for setting up the new Administrative Building”, he said.