Recent events have been harrowing — a Chief Minister writing to the CJI making serious allegations against the senior most judge of the Supreme Court.
The CM ought to have written to the governor, who would have then sent the letter to the President, who is the appointing authority of judges, says noted lawyer Indira Jaising.
AIBA in a press statement said that it is completely an abuse of the process of rule of law that the Chief Minister has resorted to level serious allegations against judges.
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The law students said that the Andhra CM intentionally ignored the laid-down procedure under the Constitution and committed a grave and serious attack on the independence of the judiciary.
In a letter written in 1961, then CM Sanjivayya said “the high court had fallen on evil days” after Justice Chandra Reddy took over as the chief justice.
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Justice Ramana, who is next in line to become the Chief Justice of India, added that social media is to blame for the sudden spike in attacks against judges.
The plea has sought quashing of February 5 order detaining Omar Abdullah under the PSA and also sought his production before the court.