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Social justice system important link in development: Chouhan

BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Justice Krishna Iyer is the protector of judicial system and human rights and a champion of justice to under-trials, who always worked for welfare of the poor and strived to remove hurdles in administering justice to them. Chouhan lauded Iyer’s unprecedented contribution to maintenance of judicial system.

The Chief Minister was speaking as the chief guest at centenary birthday function of Justice Iyer organised by Justice Krishna Iyer Free Legal Aid Cell and Capital Foundation Society in New Delhi on Friday. Haryana’s Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki, Supreme Court’s Justice AK Sikri, MP Meenakshi Lekhi and other luminaries of judicial system expressed their views about Justice Krishna Iyer at the function.

Chouhan said that social justice system is an important link of development and it is the duty of all to ensure that every section of society gets proper justice in time. In this context, Chouhan gave a detailed account of the schemes being implemented in Madhya Pradesh for welfare of various sections of society. He reiterated his government’s comment to public welfare.

He also referred to convening of Panchayats of various sections of society and chalking out welfare schemes for them. The Chief Minister also informed about recently launched CM Helpline. Chouhan said that it is the duty of the government to provide food, clothes, houses, education and medicines to every section of society and Madhya Pradesh government is discharging this duty well.