Justice delayed: Lok Sabha answer reveals oldest pending case is 61 years old

Aditya AK April 5 2017

The Rajasthan High Court holds the ignominious distinction of having the oldest pending case among all the high courts in India. That case, filed in 1956, is 61 years old.

This was revealed in the Lok Sabha today after Member of Parliament Anupam Hazra posed a question regarding the oldest civil and criminal cases pending in the Supreme Court and the high courts.

In his response, Minister of State for Law and Justice PP Chaudhary divulged that . . .

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