Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Law & Justice
28-August-2012 18:07 IST
Pending Cases in Uttar Pradesh Courts
The data on pendency of cases in High Courts and district and subordinate Courts falling under their jurisdiction is maintained by the High Courts. Based on the information available 10,05,527 cases were pending in Allahabad High Court and 57,98,048 cases were pending in district and subordinate Courts of Uttar Pradesh as on 31.12.2011. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Shri Salman Khurshid, Minister of Law & Justice, said that disposal of pending cases in various courts is within the domain of the judiciary and pendency of cases and their disposal, is reviewed by the respective high Court from time to time. However, with a view to assist judiciary in addressing the problem of pendency of cases, the Central Government has set up a National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms in August 2011. The National Mission has a time frame of five years (2011-16) to pursue its objectives.