90% of litigation against govt can be avoided if it gave relief to litigant at the stage of notice: Justice (retd.) Jyotirmay Bhattacharya

The former Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court was speaking at a discussion hosted by the Bengal Intellectuals Group on the theme "The role of the Judiciary and the SC/ST Atrocities Act, 1989."
Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya, Advocate Sanjoy Ghose
Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya, Advocate Sanjoy Ghose

Former Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court, Jyotirmay Bhattacharya on Saturday observed that 90% of the litigation against the government could be avoided if the government functionary gave relief to the litigant at the stage of notice instead of dragging the litigation on.

Former Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court Jyotirmay Bhattacharya
Former Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court Jyotirmay Bhattacharya

The former Judge made the comment while expressing his view on the extent to which judicial delays could shape the popular perception of justice and the judiciary at Webinar hosted by the Bengal Intellectual Group on Saturday.

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