What the Madras HC directed for the expeditious disposal of Writ PetitionsSeptember 14 2018
Expressing concern over pending writ petitions being needlessly dragged on, the Madras High Court has suggested suitable amendments so that a time limit is fixed for filing counter affidavits and related documents.
Justice SM Subramaniam passed the order earlier this week, in case concerning the grant of patta land dating back to 2016. The case prompted the Judge to take note of general pattern of habitual adjournments in writ petitions before the Court. As noted in his order,
"It is frequently noticed that the counter affidavits and related documents are . . .
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