15.65 lakh cases pending in Odisha: Law Minister Pratap Jena

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Bhubaneswar: About 15.65 lakh cases were pending in different courts in Odisha, Law Minister Pratap Jena informed in the State Assembly on Tuesday.

Replying to a written question, the Law Minister stated that while 14,14,745 cases were pending in the lower courts till October 31 this year, 1,50,938 cases were pending in the Orissa High Court.

He added that 21,659 cases were pending for 10 to 20 years and 3796 cases for more than 20 years in the High Court. He also said necessary steps are being taken by the High Court for disposal of the pending cases.

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