Narendra Modi This time of 75 years of independence is the time of duty for us. ‘This time of 75 years of independence is a time of duty for us’ – PM Modi

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  • National Legal Services Authority started a good campaign – PM Modi
  • Work has to be done on all such areas, which have been neglected till now – PM Modi
  • A campaign ‘Release UTRC@75’ has been started from 16th July – Kiren Rijiju

Narendra Modi: Questions are often raised about India’s slow judicial system. Due to the slow pace of the country’s judicial system, prisoners remain under trial in jails for many years and it is later discovered that they were not criminals. In this regard, on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged that the judiciary should expedite the process of release of undertrial prisoners lodged in various jails and waiting for legal help. Addressing the first meeting of the All India District Legal Services Authority, PM Modi said that as important as the ease of doing business and the ease of life, the ease of justice is equally important.

Work has to be done on all such areas, which have been neglected till now – PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, “Many undertrials are waiting for legal aid in the prisons. Our District Legal Services Authority can take the responsibility of providing legal aid to the undertrials.” PM Modi urged the district judges attending the conference to expedite the release of undertrials by using their offices as chairpersons of district-level committees to review pending cases. This time of 75 years of independence is the time of duty for us. We have to work on all such areas which have been neglected till now.

PM Narendra Modi with CJI and Law Minister

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PM Narendra Modi with CJI and Law Minister

In the program, Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju said that access to justice to the people in the country remains a big challenge even today. Kiren Rijiju said that the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) has launched a campaign ‘Release UTRC@75’ from July 16 to identify prisoners for release to the Under Trial Review Committee and recommend release in suitable cases.

National Legal Services Authority started a good campaign – PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi said that the National Legal Services Authority has started a campaign in this matter. He urged the Bar Council of India to involve more lawyers in this effort. PM Modi said that as important as access to the justice system is for any society, equally important is the justice delivery system. Judicial infrastructure also plays an important role in this. In the last eight years, work has been done at a brisk pace to strengthen the judicial infrastructure of the country.

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