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India Justice Report 2019: Maharashtra holds top, UP rank bottom

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On November 7 2019, According to ‘India Justice Report 2019’, Maharashtra is the topest state among the 18 large-medium states that leads in the overall ranking of Indian States on justice delivery, followed by Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Punjab. In this classification, Jharkhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are at the bottom, while among the list of seven smaller States, Goa leads the group.

India Justice Report 2019

Key Points:
i.Tata Trusts in collaboration with the Centre for Social Justice, Common Cause, and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative released the India Justice Report 2019. It was unveiled by former Supreme Court Judge Justice Madan B. Lokur.

ii.Report- The report has been prepared on publicity data from the year 2012 to 2017 in government entities.

iii.Four Pillars-The report covers the justice of delivery on police, judiciary, prisons and legal aid.

iv.The Largest and mid-sized States-Maharashtra ranks first place with a score of 5.92. Whereas, Kerala ranks the second place with a score of 5.85 followed by Tamil Nadu ranks in third place with 5.76 score. Bihar and Uttar Pradesh ranks in bottom.

v.Small States-In Small States Goa ranks the first place with a score of 4.85 followed by Sikkim holds the second place with 4.31 score. Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura are at the bottom rank.

States detail among Largest and Mid State: –

Name of the StatesRankScore
Tamil Nadu35.76
Uttar Pradesh183.32
  • Among the 7 smallest states Goa, Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh are leading, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura are in the bottom rank.

States detail among small states: –

Name of StatesRankScore
Himachal Pradesh34.05
Arunachal Pradesh63.43

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