, PrayagrajJItendra Sarin
Expressing concern over the continuing strike of attorneys over the August 29 Hapur lathicharge incident, the Allahabad excessive courtroom on Thursday mentioned strike can’t be a solution.
“The solution may have been to let the courts operate and make the officers and bureaucrats answerable compelling their look earlier than the courts of regulation to justify their motion of lathi-charge and to not shut down the courts giving liberty to the erring officers to roam freely and smiling with a confidence that there is none to name for an evidence or to take motion towards them or take remedial measures,” the courtroom mentioned.
Justice Kshitij Shailendra made these observations when no one appeared within the case of Prabhat Kumar and one other on Thursday both in bodily or digital mode because of the ongoing strike of attorneys.
Stating the sick results of the strike, which entered its fifteenth day on Thursday, the courtroom additional mentioned, “If courts of regulation stay closed for lengthy intervals, the individuals could take recourse to different means for redressal of their grievances, together with these which can have no sanction of regulation, like approaching the criminals to settle their disputes, or both turning themselves into criminals and adopting all different polluted means like bribing the dishonest bureaucrats for getting the work achieved.”
“If this case persists for a substantial time period, the resultant impact on the society in addition to people and the nation as an entire could be unassessable. In that eventuality, we will surely shatter the religion reposed by us in ourselves whereas giving us the Structure and its soul and that may be essentially the most unlucky day for all of us,” the courtroom mentioned.
Whereas adjourning the current case until October 30, 2023, the courtroom mentioned, “With a really heavy coronary heart, the courtroom adjourns this matter within the curiosity of justice with the hope and belief that the attorneys would perceive not solely the plight, woes, cry and grievance of the society at giant, but additionally their very own well-being and in addition the general ill-effects of strike and would quickly flip as much as argue the case”.