Supreme Court Regional Benches: A Private Member Bill by P Wilson, appeal by Bar Councils to CJI Ramana for Southern Bench revive debate

A Bill by Rajya Sabha law maker P Wilson proposes setting up four permanent Regional Benches of the Supreme Court, apart from a Constitution Bench that will hear only important Constitutional cases.
Supreme Court and P Wilson
Supreme Court and P Wilson

The debate over whether it is time to decentralize the Supreme Court of India appears to have revived in the recent days between a Private Member Bill pending consideration in the Rajya Sabha seeking the establishment of Regional Supreme Court Benches, and an appeal to Chief Justice of India NV Ramana to set up a Southern Bench.

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