Daily Activities of Court Hampered to the lack of Chief Judge

  September 15, 2016 By: INSEC

Judicial services have been hampered in appellate court of Jumla due to the lack of chief judge.

The bench could not provide services as there is no chief judge and at least two judges needed to decide the cases.

The chief judge Tanka Bahadur Moktan of appellate court of Jumla is transferred temporarily at Tulsipur of Dang and other judge Bir Bahadur Dangi of Nepalgunj has been given responsibility in appellate court of Jumla however he is absent for a long time according to the registrar Madhav Paudel of appellate court.

Dangi was given responsibility by the decision of Supreme Court on June 15 to work in appellate court of Jumla until the next decision. He further said that there are many cases pending due to this problem. Supreme Court has been notified about this however no hearing was made yet.

Due to the lack of judge, 62 cases are pending and 51 cases could not be decided which are in a last stage of hearing according to advocate Min Bahadur Mahat.

In the last financial year 2015/16 39 cases has been transferred to this financial year according to appellate court of Jumla.


Man Datta Rawal