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President Paudel stresses on timely justice to victims

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

President Paudel said so while receiving the annual report of 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 coming days, the President stressed on easy access of poor, helpless and marginalized communities to justice. “I believe that independence, integrity and competence of judiciary will be maintained if victim gets justice on time and if it becomes victim-friendly”, he mentioned.

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

He laid emphasis that judiciary should play an independent role in making people’s faith stronger, adding, “Present situation of 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.” #Nepal

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