The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, addressed the Joint Conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices, in New Delhi, today. The Prime Minister mentioned the high level of trust that the common man has in the judiciary.
Referring to the speech of the Chief Justice of India, where he spoke of the large number of cases pending in various courts in India, the Prime Minister said that he understood the Chief Justice’s concern. He said that going forward, he hoped that the Government and the Judiciary could work together to find solutions to these issues.
The Prime Minister also stressed on the efforts being made by the Government to remove archaic laws from the statute books.
Many issues will be discussed today. The people of India have lot of faith in the judiciary and this is a big asset: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 24, 2016
Since we assumed office, have thought of removing laws that are obsolete and outdated: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 24, 2016