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The Chief Justice of India, Justice Shri Dipak Misra lighting the lamp to inaugurate the function, on the occasion of Bhoomi Pujan for laying the foundation stone for a new building to house the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Cuttack Bench near Odisha Judicial Academy, in Cuttack, Odisha on November 19, 2017. The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan are also seen.

Odisha and Chhattisgarh should resolve the Mahanadi water issue amicably :Ravi Shankar Prasad

 

Cuttack:19/11/17; Odisha and Chhattisgarh should resolve the Mahanadi water issue amicably and reach a consensus after holding discussions, stated Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today.

Speaking to mediapersons on sidelines of the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) building in Cuttack, Prasad said, “Tribunal formation to sort out the Mahanadi issue is a legal process and both the States should adopt it than resort to blame game. This should not thaw the rapport between the States.” On filling up vacancies for judge post in high courts, Prasad stated, “In 2016, 126 HC judges were appointed. Similarly, 106 judges have been recruited in courts so far and the process is on.”

The Chief Justice of India, Justice Shri Dipak Misra laying the foundation stone for a new building complex to house the new Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Cuttack Bench, in Cuttack, Odisha on November 19, 2017. 	The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan are also seen.

Earlier in the day, Prasad attended the ITAT building foundation stone laying ceremony in presence of Supreme Court Chief Justice Dipak Mishra and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. The three-storey ITAT building will be completed by August 2018.

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