Pinnacle court ordered a committee on prison reforms to submit the final file within 6 months

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The Top court today ordered a committee on reforms regarding the prison, which was made to examine different aspects and deliver recommendations on matters including more crowding in jails, to submit its final file within 6 months.

The two member bench composed of Justices LN Rao and BR Gavai circulated the order while hearing an petition filed by the Union requesting a direction to the Apex court Committee on Prison Reforms, headed by former Supreme Court judge; Justice (retd) Amitava Roy, to submit a end report within 3 months.

In Considering the 2018 September judgement of the top court which had requested the committee to complete the full of information and data and make correct recommendations and submit the same to the court most probably within 12 months.

AG KK Venugopal noted they have requested in the petition that the end report be submitted within the  3 months.

Advocate Gaurav Agrawal, who is helping the top court as an amicus curiae in this case, mentioned his note filed in the case and said 6 months would be comfortable and reasonable.

The bench said that "Having looked at the note and after hearing the AG for India, we order the committee to finish and deliver its final report within a period of 6 months from today. List the matter thereafter".

In it, the bench said that the amicus has delivered a note bringing to the matter of the court the struggles faced by the committee in deciding the end report.

Finally today the top court observed that it would give 6 months.