Emphasising that the necessity of the hour is “Indianisation” of the nation’s authorized system, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Saturday mentioned the Indian justice system practises guidelines which can be “colonial” in origin and “is probably not greatest suited to the Indian inhabitants”.
Talking at an occasion organised by the Karnataka State Bar Council to pay tribute to Late Justice MM Shantanagouder, Ramana highlighted the necessity for courts to be clear and accountable. “The widespread man ought to really feel frightened of judges and courts. Courts ought to be comforting…The main focus level of any authorized system is the litigant…Courts ought to be clear and accountable in nature,” he mentioned, in response to Bar and Bench.
In accordance with CJI Ramana, different dispute decision (ADR) may assist save assets, in addition to the pendency of instances.
He additionally identified the necessity for equitable entry to the justice system. “Rural persons are unnoticed and don’t perceive proceedings in English. They find yourself spending extra money”, he mentioned.
Paying tribute to the late Justice Shantanagoundar, Chief Justice Ramana mentioned, “The nation has misplaced a standard man’s choose … He was thinking about taking on the instances of the poor and the underprivileged, whereas he was practising … His judgments have been easy, ample, sensible and immense with widespread sense … He was all the time ready for hearings.”