‘Nothing new in CM letter’

In response, the Union Minister had sought a comprehensive proposal including name of place where the bench will function, the judgeship territory besides the consent of the HC.

Published: 12th January 2019 03:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th January 2019 05:18 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

SAMBALPUR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s letter to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanding establishment of High Court benches in Western and Southern Odisha has failed to impress the lawyers here. 

The lawyers said there is nothing new in the letter and it is an attempt to evade the genuine demand of people of the region. Senior member of District Bar Association (DBA), Sambalpur, Sureswar Mishra said the Chief Minister had written a similar letter to the Union Law Minister on September 5.  

In response, the Union Minister had sought a comprehensive proposal including name of place where the bench will function, the judgeship territory besides the consent of the HC. “However, the Chief Minister has not answered the Union Minister’s queries in his latest letter,” he said. 

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp