Friday, June 2, 2023

Parl. Standing Panel visits District Court, Kohima

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievance, Law and Justice comprising of 11 Members of Parliament headed by Sushil Kumar Modi, along with officers of the Parliament and department of Justice, Government of India visited District Court Complex, Kohima on May 9.
According to Kohima Bar Association (KBA) secretary, Lhusisato Iralu during the visit, the committee held meeting with all the stakeholders to get first-hand information on the deficiencies plaguing the judicial infrastructure in the State so that it could make appropriate recommendations to the Parliament.
In this regard, various reports and factual position of the judiciary as well as infrastructure in Nagaland were presented by the officers of the department of Law & Justice, the Registry of the Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench, the judicial officers and president of Kohima Bar Association, Kekhriengulie.
KBA president impressed upon the Committee the need for a separate High Court for the State by underscoring that a separate High Court would consequentially lead to the improvement of the judicial infrastructure as well as the justice delivery system in the state. The Committee after taking note of the various concerns undertook physical inspection of the courts under the District Court Complex.
At the meeting, welcome address and vote of thanks were delivered by Duvelu Vero, Principal District & Sessions Judge, Kohima and Thejangu-ü Kire, Additional Secretary, Department of Law & Justice respectively.
Earlier, the team was received by Commissioner and Secretary, Department of Law & Justice, Taliremba along with officers of the department, judicial officers stationed in Kohima and KBA president, Kekhriengulie.


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