A huge backlog of around 3.6 million cases remains pending with the different courts throughout the country, causing immeasurable suffering to the litigants.
According to a study report of the Supreme Court, a total of 35,98,263 cases were pending with the courts across the country till June 30 while 3,76,778 were disposed of by the courts since April 1 to June 30.
Besides, a total of 21,410 cases remained pending with the Appellate Division till June 30 after 2,210 cases were filed and 2,613 were disposed of by the courts since April 1 to June 30.
Additionally, a total of 4,88,562 cases were pending with the High Court till June 30 after 27,107 cases were filed and 45, 238 were disposed of in these three months.
A total of 30,88,291 cases were pending with the lower courts across the country till June 30 this year after 3,65,475 cases were filed and 3,28,928 were disposed of during this period, the SC study report said.