Haryana Advocates wants a Separate Court from Punjab for Haryana
Advocates of Haryana put up Demand for Separate Court for Haryanvi Population
Haryana High Court only option for speedy justice of 590343 pending cases of Haryana If the pendency continues to increase like this, then ten years from today, many cases will be decided after 100 years.
Chandigarh 26 May
4,69,46,370 crore cases pending before the various courts (supreme court 70154, high court 58,90762 and 4,09,85,490/ before the subordinate courts) India is creating alarming situation for the justice delivery system and after including other cases of tribunals and commissions it goes to more than 6 crores
Demand of Separate high court of Haryana is the need of the day.
Over all litigation in India including Tribunals, commissions etc. assessed more than 6 crore and required immediate steps to maintain the strong faith in justice delivery system.
Today the very important issue before the central government of India, state governments as well as before the supreme court of India as well as before the high courts is to develop the system for early disposal of cases to provide door step justice in India by taking by taking all possible steps. Pendency of cases is increasing day by day in India. the total no of cases pending before the supreme court of India as on 2.5.2022 comes to 70572 with approximately 8% annual increase in last 3 years. The pendency of cases before the High courts comes to 5890726 as on 23.3.2022 with annual growth of 12 %. The pendency of cases before the district and subordinate courts in India comes to 40985490 as on 28.3.2022 with annual growth in last three years approximately 13 %. total pending cases before the supreme court of India, high courts and district and subordinates’ courts comes to 4,69,46,370/
Suggestion to deal with the situation.
1. Immediate appointments of judges against vacancies before the high courts and subordinate courts as well as of the tribunals of public commissions
2. increasing the vacancies of judges of high courts thrice the existing vacancies, as well as of the tribunals/ commissions and doubling the vacancies judges of districts and subordinate courts.
3. creation of fast tract courts in all the high courts to clear all the back log and appointing all the senior designated advocates as judge of fast tract courts.
4. creation of fast-track courts before the district and subordinate courts and appointment of advocates having 25 years of active practice to clear the back log.
5. creation of additional benches of the supreme court of India at Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Lucknow and Chandigarh as well as of the high courts at different places.
6. creation of additional benches of national consumer commission, NCLAT, DRAT, NCDRC at Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Lucknow and Chandigarh, Patna, and Bhopal.
7. creation of separate high court of Haryana as well as of the bar council.
The demand for a separate High Court of Haryana has been going on for a long time. This demand has been raised in the previous governments also. After the demand of former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in 2013, now in the last days Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal has also demanded a separate High Court of Haryana in Delhi. TODAY RANDHIR SINGH BADHRAN
FORMER CHAIRMAN BAR COUNCIL PUNJAB AND HARYAN CHANDIGARH , NATIONAL CONVINOR JANSHKTI AWAJ MANCH Said that the long pending demands of the advocates of Haryana got bolstered after the statement of separate High Court in Haryana by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal in the conference of Judges and Chief Ministers in Delhi. The Punjab and Haryana High Court is a joint of both the states and the Union Territory of Chandigarh. After this statement, both the legal fraternity as well as the plaintiffs of Haryana are very happy.
Fast disposal of cases with the formation of High Court
After the establishment of a separate High Court, several tribunals set up at Chandigarh and dealing with the cases of both the states can be separated including the Company Law Tribunal. At present about four lakh cases from both the states as well as the Union Territory of Chandigarh are pending before the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
The High Court started functioning from its present building at Chandigarh with effect from January 17, 1955. However, PEPSU State was merged with Punjab State by the States Reorganization Act, 1956. Judge of Pepsu High Court became Judge of Punjab High Court. The strength of the Punjab High Court, which originally had 8 judges, was increased to 13. The Punjab High Court also assumed jurisdiction over the areas which were earlier under the PEPSU High Court.