Jai Ho..300 verdicts in 2:30 hrs, Patna HC creates history

Patna, Nov 10: History was created here on Wednesday by the Patna High Court on Wednesday created a record as it announced verdicts in 300 cases within 2 hours and 30 minutes. this was done by a single-judge bench of Justice Raviranjan. It had listed 300 bail-related cases, and pronounced verdicts in 289 cases. It is only because of the absence of advocates that the balance 11 cases were not cleared.

The Patna HC has managed to clear 62,061 cases out of the 63,070 cases filed in the last seven-and-a-half months. In November, the court had given judgements in 1,489 cases.

Things changed at the Patna HC after Chief Justice Rajendra Menon joined here on March 15, 2017. He has not taken a leave since then.

By October 30, HC had pronounced judgements in 62,061 cases.On July 13, the court cleared 1266 cases. On September 21, this figure was 1056 cases, while on October 17 1189 cases was decided.On November 9, verdicts were announced in 1489 cases.