Doing justice, being fair is most imp aspect of judicial system: CJ

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/1/2018 11:57:11 PM

JAMMU: Chief Justice, J&K High Court, Badar Durrez Ahmad on Saturday maintained that doing justice and being fair is the most important aspect of judicial system and one’s integrity shall not be doubtful while delivering justice.
He was addressing a gathering after inaugurating one-month long Induction Training Programme for newly appointed Civil Judges (Junior Division) organized by State Judicial Academy here in Jammu.
The Chief Justice said that there is no competition for a Judge except fairness and sense of doing justice and being fair.
Laying stress on maintaining integrity, he said that it is the hallmark of judicial system and an ability to be true to your thinking and practice what you preach.
Chairman, J&K State Judicial Academy, Justice Alok Aradhe, Member, J&K State Judicial Academy, Justice Janak Raj Kotwal, Member, J&K State Judicial Academy, Justice M. K. Hanjura, Director JKSJA, Abdul Rashid Malik, Registrars, Principals, Judicial Officers, Resource persons and Newly Appointed Civil Judges (Junior Division) were also present in the inaugural ceremony.
Chief Justice further said that it is also one’s honesty and ability to accept mistakes and rectify the same.
“It is beginning where you build your confidence and proceed with hard work, positive minds and dedication,” he noted.
“The job of judge should be like a hermit, unbiased, fair and think independently. Besides, judges have to be very careful of priming and should not get influenced by the prosecution, defence or any other thing,” he added.
Speaking on the occasion, Justice M. K. Hanjura highlighted that the office of Judge is not a matter of status and authority but it is a pious responsibility to be discharged with great care, concern and compassion.
Justice Janak Raj Kotwal and Justice Alok Aradhe also spoke on the occasion.

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