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Hon’ble CJI Sh Ranjan Gogoi holds bilateral discussions with Russian Chief Justice Mr Vyacheslav Lebedev

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Hon’ble Chief Justice of India Sh Ranjan Gogoi met his Russian counterpart Mr Vyacheslav Lebedev on the margins of the 14th Conference of Chief Justices of the Sanghai Cooperation Organisation member countries in Sochi,Russia.
The two Chief Justices exchanged views on judicial processes of the respective countries. Hon’ble Chief Justice of India briefed his Russian counterpart about the different levels in Indian Judicial System and how judiciary in India functions.
Hon’ble Chief Justice of India mentioned that he looks forward to the discussions under the SCO format and would like to learn from experiences of the other member states about their best practices on fast disposal of cases. Referring to the issue of pendency of cases in India he said that it would be useful to find out the good practices in vogue in mechanisms like mediation, out of court settlement etc in other countries.
Hon’ble Chief Justice of India thanked his Russian counterpart for the excellent hospitality extended to the Indian delegation. Senior officials from the Supreme Court of India and Indian Embassy accompanied the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India for the meeting.

Sochi
17 June 2019

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