New Delhi, April 5: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed a joint conference of chief justices of high courts and chief ministers at Vigyan Bhavan here where he said that the judiciary should be both powerful and perfect.
PM Modi said judiciary is trusted by common people and there is a need to set up good law institutions and capable manpower for the future. [Miffed SC judge writes to PM Modi]
The prime minister said the judiciary has a great responsibility, adding that God has sent those in the judicial system to carry out the divine responsibility.
Speaking on the pending cases, a big worry in India's judicial system, Modi said people need to think how courts worked if there was no electricity or other problems.
The prime minister said it is important to start using technology in judicial system quickly. He said it will bring a qualitative change in the field.
Modi also stressed the necessity to relook at functioning of tribunals to see whether they delivered justice or created more obstacles.
Chief Justice of India H L Dattu also addressed the joint conference.