SHIMLA----Justice Ravi Malimath, Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Himachal Pradesh today inaugurated the newly established Court of Additonal District & Sessions Judge, at Sarkaghat, District Mandi in the august presence of Hon'ble Mr.Justice Sureshwar Thakur, Judge, Hon'ble Mr.Justice Vivek Singh Thakur, Administrative Judge of Civil and Sessions Division, Mandi and Hon'ble Mr.Justice Satyen Vaidya, Judge(Special invitee). Karnal Inder Singh, M.L.A. Sarkaghat was also present on the occasion.
Later in the day, Hon'ble the Acting Chief Justice inaugurated the newly established Court of Civil Judge at Jaisinghpur, District Kangra in the august presence of Hon'ble Mr.Justice Sureshwar Thakur, the Administrative Judge of Civil and Sessions Division, Kangra at Dharamshala and Hon'ble Mr.Justice Vivek Singh Thakur, Judge. Shri Ravinder Ravi Dhiman, M.L.A. Jaisinghpur was also present on the occasion.
On these occasions, Hon'ble the Acting Chief Justice said that the H.P. High Court is making dedicated efforts to ensure speedy and cost-effective justice to the people near their doorsteps. He said that these new Courts have been established to make the judicial system more accessible to the public, especially to the people the rural areas. He underlined the need for the joint effort of the Bar Associations and the Judges to make the judicial process more people-oriented. Congratulating for the new courts, he asked all the concerned judicial officers and the Bar Associations to understand their responsibility and do qualitative work. After the inauguration, he asked the concerned Judicial Officers to start the case proceedings in the newly established Courts.
Till now the people of the aforesaid areas had to travel to District Headquarters or other Sub Divisions located at distant places to get justice, but with the establishment of these courts, all such people will be facilitated.
Shri Virender Singh, Registrar General, respective District and Sessions Judges, Judicial Officers, Administrative officers, President and Members of Bar Associations and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.