The Maharashtra Chief Minister (CM) Eknath Shinde has promised that the new land shall soon be allotted in Bandra for the new Bombay High Court complex.
The chief minister said that their government is planning to bring in transparency in judiciary. He said that the government is taking all decisions for the betterment of the judiciary.
The CM added that the land at Bandra would be soon allotted for new HC complex as it is the need of the state.
The Chief Minister made this announcement, while he was speaking at an event organised to felicitate the current Chief Justice of India (CJI) UU Lalit at Rajbhavan, Mumbai.
The felicitation function of the CJI was attended by the Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari, the Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis and the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Dipankar Datta among other luminaries.
The Deputy CM said that the issue pertaining to the allotment of land for a new High Court building has been a key concern for the Chief Justice Datta Deputy and this would be resolved soon.
Deputy CM in his speech said that their government has decided to boost the court infrastructure. He added that allotment of a plot for new complex has been almost resolved. All legal issues pertaining to land in Bandra, Mumbai for the new complex of Bombay High Court have been resolved.
The Deputy CM added that the current biulding is in very old and also not enough to do the work. Fearing of any untoward incident, it is to take new and better place.
The CM Shinde during the function appreciated many decisions that were taken during the tenure of CJI UU Lalit.
The CM added that in his tenure, the CJI has brought a lot of transparency to court proceedings, such as livestreaming of constitutional courts.
CM Shinde also added that the State government has plan to bring more transparency to the judiciary, and for improving the judicial system.
CJI UU Lalit will retire on November 8, 2022.