“The Indian judiciary has always interpreted the Constitution positively and creatively to strengthen it further. Be it safeguarding the rights of people of the country or when any situation arose where national interest needed to be prioritised, judiciary has always performed its duty,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Saturday.
He was addressing a gathering to mark the Gujarat High Court’s Diamond Jubillee through video convention.
Modi lauded the Gujarat High Court’s dedication and energy in bringing about “truth and justice”. “The Gujarat High Court has thoroughly worked towards its constitutional duties and has strengthened India’s judicial system and the Constitution,” he stated. To mark the 60 years of the Gujarat High Court, he additionally unveiled a commemorative postage stamp.
Addressing programme to mark Diamond Jubilee of the Gujarat HC. https://t.co/9z193nuYTT
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 6, 2021
During the lockdown’s testing occasions, Modi stated, the Gujarat HC video conferencing, dwell streaming judgements and orders every single day and proved that our judicial system is environment friendly and efficient. He additionally stated the state was the primary to start out a night courtroom.
Stating it as a proud second, the PM stated the Supreme Court has heard the very best variety of instances by way of video conferencing on the earth. “Over 18,000 courts have been computerised during the lockdown”, he added.
Praising the nation’s judicial institutions, Modi stated, “Our high courts and district courts have also carried out a large number of e-proceedings during COVID”.
He additionally stated the Indian judiciary is “safeguarding the rights of people when national interest needs to be prioritised” and hailed the firmness with which it upholds the Indian structure.
In an effort to make digital courts stronger and extra environment friendly, Modi stated India’s digital mission is making e-courts develop at a quick tempo and spoke of the opportunity of bringing about synthetic intelligence into the judicial system in near future.