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 law
“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.