India, Sept. 25 -- The judiciary will not have to step into the shoes of lawmakers only when the legislature revisits laws and reforms them to suit the needs of the time and people, Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana said on Saturday.

CJI Ramana was emphatic that laws must match with practical realities, and said it is the duty of the legislature and the executive to do the needful.

"The Legislature needs to revisit the laws and reform them to suit the needs of time and people. I emphasize, our laws must match with our practical realities. The executive has to match these efforts by way of simplifying the corresponding rules. Most importantly, the executive and the legislature should function in unison in realising the constitutiona...