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Courts operate from ‘dilapidated structures, without proper facilities’, rues CJI

Courts operate from ‘dilapidated structures, without proper facilities’, rues CJI
Justice Ramana also talked about the 1975 verdict of Justice Jagmohanlal Sinha of the Allahabad HC of disqualifying then prime minister Indira Gandhi

Advertisement He also talked about the 1975 verdict of Justice Jagmohanlal Sinha of the Allahabad High Court of disqualifying then prime minister Indira Gandhi on charges of electoral malpractices was a judgment of "great courage" that "shook" the nation, leading to imposition of Emergency."In 1975, it was Justice Jagmohanlal Sinha from the Allahabad High Court who passed the judgment that shook the nation, when he disqualified Smt.The CJI, who along with President Ram Nath Kovind took part in programmes including the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the Uttar Pradesh National Law University in Allahabad and a new building complex of the Allahabad High Court here, stressed the importance of strengthening judicial infrastructure in the country.Hinting towards the “very worrying numbers” of pending criminal cases in Allahabad High Court, the CJI referred to the proposed construction of the new multi-level parking and advocates chambers complex and said this would re-energise bar and bench in tackling the huge pendency.

I do not want to point any fingers or lay any blame regarding the pendency in the Allahabad High Court relating to criminal cases, which is very worrying.“In 1975, it was Justice Jagmohanlal Sinha from the Allahabad High Court who passed the judgment that shook the nation, when he disqualified Indira Gandhi.

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