Allahabad, Apr 2: Earlier in the day, Prime Minister speaking at the the closing ceremony of Allahabad High Court’s sesquicentennial celebrations assured Chief Justice of India JS Khehar that government will make all efforts to back his resolve to reduce burden on judiciary and pendency of cases.
Speaking on the occasion Mr Modi also said, law is not only for the rich but also stands for the poor. He said, it is time now to think about the India which people want to create when nation marks 75 years of freedom in 2022.
He urged those involved with the start up sector to explore areas where technology can help the judiciary. The Prime Minister said, over 1200 obsolete laws have been scrapped by the Government since May 2014.
Prior, Mr Khehar had said, shortage of judges in the country is a prime reason of delay in justice. He urged the legal fraternity to contribute more time in office to handle large number of pending case.