Union Law Miniters Veerappa Moily opined that the rise in militancy and naxalism in the country was to some extent due to delays in getting justice through the judicial system. He was addressing a gathering after inaugurating the International Arbitration Centre in Goa.
He said that only four per cent of the Indian population approach the courts to resolve their problems and added that others avoid the courts because they find it time consuming and expensive.
He revealed plans to set in place mechanism for speedy disposal of cases and hinted that in future, no case will linger for more than three years.
He congratulated the government of Goa for setting up the International Arbitration Centre so fast. “Three months back when I had visited Goa, I had suggested it and today it is a reality,” he said.
He said his ambition was to make India the most attractive destination for international arbitration and added that more International Arbitration Centres would be set up in the country.