The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court recently disposed of over 2000 cases in just 20 working days. This speedy adjudication in the cases was done by the division bench of Justice R Mahadevan and Justice J Sathya Narayana Prasad of the Madurai Bench.
The bench disposed of 2085 cases since its sitting on September 5. Of these, 938 were main cases including 776 writ petitions, 147 writ appeals and 1147 miscellaneous cases. The bench also disposed of cases that had been pending for more than six years.
As per reports, the bench ensured to strike a balance while disposing of old and new cases. In cases where the status of the case was unknown, the bench ascertained the same through the counsels representing the case and heard the matters in detail.
As on July 29, the total number of cases pending in the Madras High Court alone was 563046. More than 59 lakh cases were pending in High Courts across the country, as per the information given to the parliament.