Today, the four senior judges of the Supreme Court of India conducted press conference against CJI Dipak Misra. With an unrivalled move, the seniormost of judges including Justice J Chelameswar of the Supreme Court spoke out against the Cheif Justice Dipak Misra. The other three judges Ranjan Gogoi, Kurian Joseph and Justice Madan B Lokur are also the part of the press conference. The press conference of four senior Supreme Court judges held at the Justice Chelameswar’s residence on the transparency in assigning judicial cases. It is one the big news of Judiciary in India as the first time fours judges are holding a press conference against CJI.
For the first time, four judges of Supreme Court of India said that the Institution in under threat and indirectly claimed that CJI Dipak Misra is playing like a political agent of the ruling party. The four judges at the press conference said that there is an issue of the assignment of a case. The Justice Chelameshwar in the conference stated that we failed to persuade CJI to take steps said we met CJI with a particular request but unfortunately failed to convince him that we are right. Also, the judges said we left with no choice, except communicating with a nation to take care of Institution through media support. He also added that unless Supreme Court Institution is preserved, the democracy won’t survive in India.
The Justice Chelameshwar began press conference by terming it as the extraordinary event in the history of the judiciary in India. Also said Supreme Court sometimes is not in order and at last few months many things happened. The four judges today in India’s history complaint about the clash with CJI. And they also showed the letter in a press conference which has pieces of evidence against the arbitrary behaviour of CJI Dipak Misra.