Former Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha. (File photo/Khabarhub)
KATHMANDU: Former Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha has stressed the need for collective efforts for the strengthening of local judicial committees.
In a discussion program on ‘effective implementation and policy-level discussion of local judicial committees’, he was of the view of taking maximum benefits from every local judicial committee, ensuring service to the people at their doorsteps.
Every rural municipality or a municipality has a three-member judicial committee coordinated by its vice-chair in rural municipality and deputy mayor in case of a municipality in accordance with Article 217 of the constitution.
The former CJ termed the formation of the local judicial committee as a great decision, this is significant and has challenges simultaneously.
“The objective of the constitution is to ensure and promote justice and the realization of justice is not related to just the court verdict.” He underlined the need of implementing the constitution to its letters to the extent. The judicial committee should be fully utilized.