2.43 lakh cases pending in JK courts: Govt
Jammu, Mar 11: More than 2.43 lakh cases were pending in various courts of Jammu and Kashmir till March 2010, government said on Friday.
In written reply to a question in state Legislative Council, minister for law and parliamentary affairs said that there were around 2.43213 cases pending in both High Court and subordinate courts across the state.
There are 59177 cases pending in the high Court alone, which also include 29933 miscellaneous cases, the minister said adding that in subordinate courts around 184036 cases were pending as on March 31, 2010.
The figures are alarming as during the last year’s budget session, the government had said that more than 56,000 civil cases, writ petitions and appeals are pending judgments in the state high court. As per these figures in the subordinate courts, a whopping 1,64,036 cases, which include 1,17,601 criminal cases and appeals and over 34,000 civil cases, were pending by 2009.
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