"Judiciary has its own concerns. There are large number of vacancies in various high courts. These should be filled soon. The concern which the Chief Justice of India has expressed is quite natural," Mr Kumar said.
Justice Thakur on Monday had expressed his disappointment that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not make any mention of the problems faced by the judiciary in his Independence Day address.
"I heard the popular Prime Minister for one and a half hours... I expected some mention about justice also, about appointment of judges," the Chief Justice had said at a function in the national capital where Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was present.
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