SHOPIAN: Chief Justice High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, Justice Gita Mittal accompanied by Justice Tashi Rabistan and Justice Alok Aradhi Thursday visited Shopian district and took stock of functioning of different courts.
She reviewed various facilities available for litigants, lawyers, functioning of the lower courts and overall infrastructure. The Chief Justice while offering patient hearing to the demands of the Bar association Shopian assured of establishing another Additional Sessions Court with adequate number of Judges and other requisite facilities in the interest of the general public.
Expressing her pleasure at facilities available at the district court complex, the Chief Justice stressed for adding more amenities in order to improve the overall justice delivery system.
Furthermore, the Chief Justice stressed on the need to encourage disposal of pending cases through alternative dispute redressal mechanism where both parties may have win-win situation without wasting time and money if their dispute is resolved amicably. The Chief Justice also stressed to ensure speedy, inexpensive and timely disposal of pending cases for litigating public by judiciary.
She urged upon lawyers to believe in hard work, humanity and honesty. She said it is necessary for any society that poor enjoy legal aid like the affluent ones.