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Constitutional sovereignty is supreme and all must surrender before it:Chief Justice of India

Bhubaneswar:30/12/17;At All Odisha Lawyers Conference in presence of Hon’ble Chief Justice of India Shri Dipak Misra,

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today said Constitutional sovereignty is supreme and all must surrender before it.

Stating that the country will plunge into anarchy in absence of Constitutional sovereignty, Justice Misra said it is mandatory for all to abide by therules of the lawlaw

“We all are under the Constitutional sovereignty and we have to surrender to Constitutional supremacy,” Justice Misra said while addressing a function organised by the All Odisha Lawyers Association.

“We have to keep it in mind that all including legislature, executive and judiciary are under Constitutional sovereignty,” said the CJI.

He also urged the lawyers to keep up sanctity of the noble profession and serve the people through their works.


Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik lauded role of lawyers in shaping the society and highlighted state government’s efforts for developing judicial infrastructure to ensure timely justice for the needy public. Highlights from his address at the event:

  • Efforts undertaken to ensure speedy delivery of justice in the state.
    • More than 170 courts established in the last 4 years and 50 new courts to be established in the next financial year
    • Step towards easy access to justice in form of Madhu Babu Aain Sahayata Kendra being established in each Gram Panchayat of the State.
    • Contribution of ₹3Cr annually to Advocate’s Welfare Fund

He urged upon all members of the lawyer community to dedicate their efforts towards serving the poor litigants of the state and ensure easy access to justice.




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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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