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Posted on Jan 03, 11:11AM | UNI
As many as six more judges will join the bench at the Rajasthan High Court next week, newly appointed Chief Justice Amitava Roy said here today.
In a chat with the media after taking the oath of office at the Raj Bhawan here, Justice Roy also assured of early setting up of fast track courts for hearing cases of of atrocities against women.
Governor Margaret Alva administered the oath to Mr Roy.
Justice Roy said presently there are 21 judges against the sanctioned strength of 40 in the High Court and induction of new judges would help in reducing pendency of cases.
He said other possible steps would also be taken to speed up disposal of cases.
The Chief Justice said he would accord priority to setting up of fast track courts for cases pertaining to sexual abuse and other atrocities against women.