JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED: STATUS OF INDIAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM
Manisha Kumari, Department of Law, University of North Bengal
The structure, mechanism and efficiency of a democratic nation are assessed by the efficiency of system of dispensation of justice. Indian judiciary has become slow and empathetic towards its citizens. Inadequate process of appointments of judges, time consuming proceedings of courts, corruption among staffs of courts resulted into the dissatisfaction among public. The instances like Nirbhaya rape case, Priyanka reddy’s case, encounter of Vikas Dubey have been applauded by the large section of society silently and these circumstances is an evidence that Indian public have lost their faith in their judicial system. It is a matter of grave concern that public is supporting illegal way of seeking justice if these encounters will be continued and supported by the public then the existence of Indian legal system would be at stake. This paper focuses on causes of delay of dispensation of justice and remedies for it.