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More than three lakh cases pending in Bombay HC, RTI reveals

Over three lakh cases are pending in the Bombay High Court, according to an information revealed under the Right to Information Act.

india Updated: Apr 02, 2010 13:22 IST

Over three lakh cases are pending in the Bombay High Court, according to an information revealed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

The details, dated till December 31, 2009 were given after local social worker Omprakash Sharma sought information in this regard.

According to the RTI reply statement, there were as many as 3,38,183 cases were pending in the Bombay High Court and the sanctioned number judges in the court is 75 while the working strength presently is 63.

Also, the figures of the division bench vary as per the assignment of judicial work. During the present assignment there are ten division benches at Bombay, three at Nagpur, three at Aurangabad and one at Goa, it said.

Normally, the assignment is changed five times in a year and matters are being placed in due sequence before the respective benches, it stated.