TALCHER: The lower courts can ensure justice to common man and protect their right to liberty as enshrined in the Constitution, said Orissa High Court Judge SK Mishra here on Saturday.
Speaking at a function organised by Talcher Bar Association on the occasion of Law Day, Mishra stressed on the protection of human rights and the provisions under Sections 41 and 41A of CrPC.
Referring to the Article 21 and 32 of the Indian Constitution, he said no person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to a procedure established by law.
It embodies a constitutional value of supreme importance in a democratic society, he added.
On November 26, 1949, the Indian Constitution was adopted by the Government. Since that day, it is being celebrated as Law Day by lawyers and the people across the country.
Angul District and Session Judge Ranjan Kumar Panda, former Law Professor of Utkal University Prabir Patnaik and advocate Arun Shankar Mishra also spoke.
Among others, president of Talcher bar association Ranjit Kumar Ghosh, general secretary Tripurai Pradhan and vice-president Manas Satpathy were present.