Law Minister Kiren Rijiju says, govt will introduce new legislation on mediation in upcoming Winter Session of Parliament
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju today said that the government will introduce a new legislation on mediation in the upcoming Winter Session of the Parliament. Speaking at the at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Uttar Pradesh National Law University at Prayagraj. He said, preparations for the new bill have been completed and it will be presented during the upcoming session.
Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stones for Uttar Pradesh National Law University and new building complex of Allahabad High Court in Prayagraj. Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana were also present at the function.
Speaking on the occasion, President Kovind said that people have immense belief in the judiciary of the country, but still they hesitate to come to the courts. This situation should change and It will only happen when all stakeholders will come together and become sensitive.
Talking about the recent inclusion of women judges in the Supreme Court of India, President said that women generally have a tendency to perform their activities with judicial prudence that is why we have to increase the number of women in the courts. He said that the Central and State Governments are working with Judiciary for a better judicial system in the country.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that it is the digital era and we understood it during Corona period. He said that the State Government is spending money to digitise the system and development of the infrastructure at High Court of Allahabad which is also the biggest court of Asia.
The President laid the foundation stone of the Uttar Pradesh National Law University which will be established in Jhalwa area of the city. Taking about the contribution of Dr Rajendra Prasad, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the proposed law University should be named after the first President of India Dr Rajendra Prasad.
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju congratulated people of state for this university and said that from next year the academic session of the university will start with 80 students. More than one thousand students will be able to get law education in graduation and post-graduation courses of the proposed university which will have residence facilities also.