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Justice on wheels for Haryana

delhi Updated: Jul 29, 2007 03:57 IST
Anil Anand
Anil Anand
Hindustan Times

Justice will soon roll on the wheels to reach the underprivileged.

The first regular adjudicatory mobile court in the country is scheduled to be inaugurated on August 4 at Punhana village in Haryana’s Mewat region. A well-equipped bus will act as the courtroom catering to 98 villages.

Why Mewat? Poverty and low literacy rate (female 0.2% and male 22%) have put the area on top of the list, said Justice Vijender Jain, chief justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court.

The mobile courtroom, open for four days a week, will will settle disputes on the pattern of a regular court.