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Clogged state of Indian judiciary | Podumentary

First Published: Jun 30,2022 09:58PM

As of March 2022, more than 4.7 crore cases are pending in various courts across India. The Supreme Court alone has over 70,000 pendencies, and 25 High Courts across India have around 58 lakh pending cases. The rate of pendency of cases has been rapidly increasing in our courts. The dearth of lawyers, judges, judicial and support staff, insufficient courts, unfilled vacancies, the reasons are many for the sorry state of affairs. In this podumentary, we discuss the problems and some key solutions.


Ardhendumauli Kumar Prasad
Advocate-On-Record, Supreme Court
Former Secretary, Supreme Court Bar Association

BT Venkatesh
Senior Advocate
Former State Public Prosecutor, Karnataka High Court

Deepak Gupta
Former judge, Supreme Court

Mehmood Abdi

Pavan Duggal
Cyber law expert
Advocate, Supreme Court

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