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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. (ANI/photo)
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. (ANI/photo)

Odisha CM to attend PM Modi's conference of CMs, Chief Justices

ANI | Updated: Apr 29, 2022 22:48 IST


New Delhi [India], April 29 (ANI): Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Friday said that he will attend the Prime Minister conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justice tomorrow, where he will discuss pending matters of Odisha.
"Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of the High Courts, I have come for that meeting. Also, any matters pending for the Government of Odisha will be discussed", Patnaik said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Saturday.
Chief Justice of India, Justice NV Ramana and Union Minister for Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju will also address the conference.
Earlier in the day, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana chaired the 39th conference of Chief Justices of various High Courts of the country.

Highlighting the issue of vacancies, CJI Ramana said, "Due to our collective efforts, we could fill 126 vacancies in various High Courts, in less than a year. We are expecting 50 more appointments. This remarkable feat could be achieved because of your wholehearted co-operation and commitment to the institution.
"CJI Ramana requested the Chief Justices of High Courts, which are still having a number of vacancies, to forward the names for elevation at the earliest.
He also expresses happiness about the response from some of the High Courts, which according to him, has been extremely encouraging.
The first Chief Justices' conference was held in November 1953 and till date 38 such conferences have been organised.
The last Conference was held in the year 2016. Both the Chief Justices' conference and the joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices are being held after a gap of six years, at the initiative of the CJI Ramana. (ANI)


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