Persons dealing with Constitutional responsibilities must involve themselves in public discussions: Vice President

New Delhi
February 13, 2018

Administration of justice needs to be competent, swift, objective and efficient

Releases the book ‘Trials of Truth’

The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has said that the persons dealing with Constitutional responsibilities must involve themselves in public discussions. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the Book ‘Trials of Truth’ authored by senior advocate and Additional Solicitor General at the Supreme Court of India, Ms. Pinky Anand and Ms. Gauri Goburdhun, here today.

The Vice President said that administration of justice needs to be competent, swift, objective and efficient. He further said that while protecting the rights of citizens, Judiciary must instill the confidence that law will indeed take its own course and the guilty will be punished. Judiciary system is an important pillar of our democracy and the way crime is dealt with and tried in courts tends to shape public perception about administration of justice, he added.

The Vice President said that one must continue the process of review and evaluation and continue learning from good practices. He further said that even for a good system like ours, there is enough room to make it even better. For an ideal society, we need an efficient law as well as its effective implementation, he added.

The Vice President said that one must never forget these five things in their life:

  • Mother
  • Native place
  • Mother tongue
  • Mother land
  • Teachers
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