Our lawful framework is colonial, not suited for Indian populace: CJI NV Ramana

“Our legal system is colonial, not suited for the Indian population. The need of the hour is the Indianisation of the Justice Delivery System,” CJI Ramana said.
The lawful framework by and by input in India is colonial and not suited for the Indian populace, watched Chief Equity of India NV Ramana on Saturday.
He went on to stress the require of the hour is to Indianise equity delivery.
“Our legal system is colonial, not suited for the Indian population. The need of the hour is the Indianisation of the justice delivery system,” he said.
A related concern hailed by CJI Ramana concerned impartial get to to justice.
“Rural people are left out and don’t understand proceedings in English. They end up spending more money,” he said.
He highlighted that courts ought to be prosecutor neighborly.
‘The common man should not feel scared of judges and courts. Courts should be comforting. The focus point of any legal system is the litigant. Courts should be transparent and accountable in nature,” said CJI Ramana.
He too went on to note that elective debate determination (ADR) would go a long way in making a difference spare assets and lessening the pendency of cases.
The CJI was talking at an occasion sorted out by the Karnataka State Bar Chamber to pay tribute to Late Equity MM Shantanagouder, who had passed absent suddenly in April this year.
Remembering Justice Shantanagoundar, Chief Justice Ramana said,
“The country has lost a common man’s judge. He was interested in taking up the cases of the poor and the underprivileged, while he was practicing… His judgments were simple, abundant, practical and immense with common sense… He was always prepared for hearings. One thing which stood out was his sense of humour and infectious laughter. Inspite of all his health reasons, he always came to sit for hearings. I asked him not to strain and he said that he can’t sit at home. He was built with a different fibre. He sat for hearings till the last day.”

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