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In a recent judicial conference at the Statue of Unity, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court said that wasting time is like wasting money. Gujaratis know this very well.

However, a total of 18.75 lakh cases are pending in all the courts of Gujarat. Out of which 14.23 lakh cases are criminal while 4.52 lakh cases are civil.

Out of these pending cases, one lakh cases have been filed by women while 80 thousand cases have been filed by senior citizens.

1.62 lakh cases are pending in the state for more than 10 years. There are 37 thousand such cases which are pending for more than 20 years.

Talking about the Gujarat High Court, there are 1.58 lakh cases pending in it. Out of which 53 thousand are criminal while 1.05 lakh are civil cases.

In Gujarat High Court, 53,600 cases are 5 to 10 years old, 18,500 cases are 10 to 20 years old and more than 1200 cases are more than 20 years old.

most pending cases

  • Ahmedabad – 5 lakh
  • Surat – 1.74 lakh
  • Vadodara – 1.45 lakh
  • Rajkot – 1.27 lakh

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