The dilemma of “justice hurried is justice buried” was raised by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday as he argued for the prompt delivery of justice to members of the armed services through the use of military tribunals.
“Justice delayed is justice denied, as we frequently say. At a seminar on the armed services tribunals, Singh remarked, “We should endeavour to achieve quick justice delivery to our charter by adopting a methodical approach.
“However, we must use extreme caution at the same time. In the alternative, there is a risk that “justice hurried is justice buried.” Maintaining a balance between time and procedure in such a situation is a crucial requirement of today’s time, “Added he. The defence minister also emphasised the role that attorneys played in India’s war for independence.
Singh stated that there were numerous people, including Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru, C Rajagopalachari, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, S Srinivasa Iyengar, Sardar Patel, and Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, who contributed to making India what it is today. The defence minister also praised the armed forces tribunals’ efforts to enhance their overall performance.
He claimed that the government is dedicated to improving its responsiveness to the goals for which it was founded. According to Singh, “Armed forces tribunals have played a crucial role in achieving the justifiable goals of serving soldiers and ex-servicemen.”
The defence minister expressed certainty that the armed forces tribunal will lead to changes in how they operate and that early preparation is required.