President Paudel stresses on timely justice to victims


Kathmandu, Feb 21: President Ramchandra Paudel has said the objectives of the judiciary could be achieved only if victims get justice on time.     

 President Paudel said so while receiving the annual report of the fiscal year 2079/80 of the Supreme Court, Judicial Council and Judicial Service Commission submitted by Chief Justice, Bishowambher Prasad Shrestha at a programme held at Sheetal Niwas on Wednesday.     

Stating that the judiciary could win people's faith in the coming days, the President stressed easy access of poor, helpless, and marginalized communities to justice. "I believe that independence, integrity, and competence of judiciary will be maintained if the victim gets justice on time and if it becomes victim-friendly", he mentioned.     

President Paudel said that it will be easy to guarantee the rule of law if policy reforms, plans and reports of judicial sectors are fully implemented.     

He emphasized that judiciary should play an independent role in making people's faith stronger, adding, "Present situation of the pressure of cases and their settlement is the big challenge of the Supreme Court and a solution should be sought. Necessary reforms in-laws is a must to solve it."(RSS)

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