Imphal: Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur, Justice Sanjay Kumar along with top officials of the court and District Administration of Noney on Monday paid a visit to Rangkhung Village, around 1.5 km from District Headquarter Noney and inspected the proposed site for the construction of District Court Building Complex, Noney.
Justice Sanjay Kumar was accompanied by State Secretary of Law Nungsitombi Athokpam, State Registrar General A.Guneshwar Sharma, OSD to the Chief Justice Gaiphulsinliu, Joint Registrar Alek Muivah, Deputy Registrar S.Joychand Singh and High Court of Manipur Court Manager Thouman Luckyson Maring.
Notably, the land for construction of the District Court Building was donated by Rangkhung Village Chief Riamei Chamei.
Talking to media persons on the sidelines of the inspection visit, Sanjay Kumar expressed satisfaction with the proposed site for the construction of District Court Building Complex, Noney, saying the site is beautiful, suitable and will serve the intended purpose.
He said that certain issues need to be looked into and an alternate approach road needs to be arranged because the existing road is in deplorable condition.
He conveyed that he had directed DC Noney Ksh Robert to look into the matter and make necessary steps to start construction of the court building at the earliest. He said that once the District Court Building is completed and started functioning then grievances encountered by the local people with regard to delivery of justice will be addressed and solved.
The Chief Justice informed that PDA will be the work agency and an amount of Rs 10 crore for construction of the District Court Building has been approved. There will be a composite three buildings inside the Court complex for District & Sessions Judge, Chief Judicial Magistrate and Judicial Magistrate First Class, he added.
He appealed to the villagers to join hands together for the much-needed construction of the Court which will also help in resolving disputes plaguing the area.Riamei Chamei said that he donated the land with the conviction that there will be tranquility, development and most importantly justice in the village.