- Gogoi said – Hopefully the violent incidents of people will prove to be an exception
- He said that there are 1000 cases in the country which are pending for 50 years
- He said that on July 10, he had asked all High Court to settle pending cases
Aug 04, 2019, 10:08 PM IST
Guwahati. Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said that at present, some persons and some groups are getting violent and aggressive behavior. He hoped that such incidents would be just exceptions and would be defeated in front of the country's strong legal institutions.
On the occasion of the foundation stone of the auditorium of the Guwahati High Court, Justice Gogoi said, "Despite the government's various offices and institutions, the courts work every day to get justice for the people. There is no seniority order like the official office in the court. So even everyone has access. "
More than two lakh cases pending for 25 years: Gogoi
The Chief Justice said that there are 1,000 cases pending in the courts throughout the country which have been pending for the past 50 years. At the same time, there are more than two lakh cases which have been pending for the last 25 years. Justice Gogoi asked the Chief Justice of the Guwahati High Court Arup Kumar Goswami to expedite the pending cases of the state.
Not summoned in 20 million cases
Justice Gogoi said that he had addressed the Chief Justice of various High Courts on July 10 and urged him to settle matters with 50 years and 25 years of age with other issues. Gogoi said that out of about 9 lakh pending civil cases, more than 20 lakh cases are pending in which there has been no summons yet.