Mysuru: Giving the public a small idea of the enormous backlog of pending cases in Indian courts, the principal district and sessions court judge SK Vantigodi on Monday said that there were 99,456 cases awaiting closure at the various courts across Mysuru district.
“There are lots of cases filed over disputes involving bouncing of cheques, and other civil disputes, Nearly 15,000 cases pending involve financial transactions.
Lok Adalat is being organised by the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA), and the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA).
“Of these, 20,000 cases are from Mysuru taluk,” he added.Vantigodi said that as many as 800 cases in the district were pending for the past 10 years, while another 3,500 were gathering dust for the past seven years.
“There are various reasons why cases remain pending.
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