Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, in a letter to Rajya Sabha member and Marumalarchi chief Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) Vaiko, said that although the issue of setting up a bench bench South of the Supreme Court of India is pending before the Supreme Court, the issue has so far not found favor.
The letter, dated February 12, responded to a question posed by Mr. Vaiko to Parliament, in which he asked if a seat of the Supreme Court of India could be created in southern India.
"As you should know, in accordance with article 130 of the Constitution, the Supreme Court sits in Delhi or in any other place or other places that the Chief Justice of India may, with the approval of the President of India from time to time. time, name it. Representations have been received at various times from various quarters for the creation of Supreme Court seats in various regions of the country, "said Mr. Prasad in his letter.
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"I would like to say that the idea of a separate seat of the Supreme Court outside Delhi has not found favor with the Supreme Court of India. The Attorney General of India, from time to time, was also consulted and also raised the idea of regional seats of the Supreme Court, "he added. He pointed out that the case was still pending before the higher court in the form of a motion for brief.