Chief Justice U.U. Lalit said at an appreciation function organized by the Bar Council of India that the Supreme Court has disposed of 1,293 cases in the last one week.
Justice YU Lalit took over as the Chief Justice on August 27 after the retirement of former Chief Justice NV Ramana. (file image)
In four working days, Chief Justice of India U.U. Lalit disposed of 1,293 miscellaneous cases and 106 routine hearing matters, giving a glimpse of what his entire tenure will look like.
Justice Lalit was sworn in as the Chief Justice On August 27 after the retirement of former Chief Justice NV Ramana. The Chief Justice retires on November 8 and has a tenure of 74 days.
According to data provided by the Supreme Court Registrar General, 440 transfer petitions were dismissed in four working days.
“A total of 1,296 cases have been disposed of in the last four days, regular cases are 106. Court staff told me. This shows that the court has acted at this pace. The Supreme Court also dismissed 440 transfer petitions. Cases in the last four days,” Chief Justice Lalit said at an appreciation function organized by the Bar Council of India. said.
He said that the Supreme Court will solve as many cases as possible and that he will try his best in his short tenure as CJI, “How many cases will the Supreme Court try to solve. You can bring it to the Supreme Court and take this message to every nook and cranny of this country.
“Everyone has told me what kind of expectations they have of me. I will do my best to fulfill your expectations and be fit to stand before you after 3 months,” the CJI said.
Before taking over as the Chief Justice of India, Justice Lalit made it clear that his priority was to list cases, urgent cases, and refer to constitution benches. Changes were observed in these three areas during the first four working days of the Supreme Court, in which two Constitution Benches were constituted.
His predecessor, Justice N.V. No Constitution Bench inquiry was held during Ramana’s 16-month tenure. A total of 492 Constitution Bench matters, 53 important cases involving important questions of law and constitutional interpretation, are pending in the Supreme Court.
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