'Raise Judges' retirement age to 70', BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay writes to PM Narendra Modi

Shruti Mahajan June 29 2018
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BJP leader and lawyer, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay has written a letter to the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi requesting for a direction to be given to the Law Ministry to raise the age of retirement of judges in India to 70 years.

Upadhyay, in his letter, says that out of the many problems that are “plaguing the judiciary”, the most important one is backlog of cases and accessibility to justice for a common man.

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