Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju studied in a rural school in his village and saw electricity for the first time in class 10. Yes, you hear him right. Even the Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana was unaware of his humble past. The CJI had thought he must have studied at an Oxford university.
Live Law India, a legal news portal quoted by CJI, “Our dynamic Union Law Minister is a young man. He comes from a rural background. I had thought he must have studied at a university from Oxford. But he actually went to a rural school. He first saw electricity in class 10.”
In response to what Kiren Rijiju said, “The Honorable Chief Justice of India, Mr. Justice NV Ramana is absolutely right. I studied in my village Govt Primary School & Govt Secondary School.”
He further added that his village got a road in 2006 when he became an MP for Lok Sabha. “My village got electricity when I passed my class X. My village got road in 2006 through DoNER ministry when I became MP for Lok Sabha,” Rijiju tweeted.
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday expressed his aim to make India a destination for international arbitration and the need to improve the judicial system and focus on delivering justice to the common man.
The Union Minister was speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Uttar Pradesh National Law University and the new complex of Allahabad High Court buildings in Prayagraj.
Addressing the event, Rijiju said, “We want to make India a destination for international arbitration. To improve our justice system, we must aim to bring justice to the common man. We need to focus on how the common man is rendered with justice in time. and bridging the gap between the common man and justice.”
President Ram Nath Kovind today laid the foundation stone for the Uttar Pradesh National Law University and the new complex of Allahabad High Court buildings.
Chief Justice of India NV Ramana, Governor of Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were also present at the event.
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