"There can be moments for any of us where we are dealing with issues behind the scenes," the former world no.1 wrote in an essay that appears in Time magazine's Olympic preview issue.
Keeping aside everything else, the 23-yearold’s decision needs to be respected.
State ADG (Law and Order) Parambir Singh along with the Pune police had addressed the media on the case last week, during which letters purportedly exchanged between the activists were read out.
In the January 12 press conference, the judges had accused the Chief Justice of India (CJI) of arbitrarily allocating cases.
On whether he had a meeting or spoke with any of the four judges or the CJI, Venugopal said, "Nothing of that sort has happened".
Senior advocates K T S Tulsi, former union law ministers Salman Khurshid and Ashwini Kumar, former judges Justice R S Sodhi and Justice Mukul Mudgal expressed concern over the entire issue.
The four sitting judges indicated that there is a lack of communication with the CJI which is why they were forced to go public and express their 'discomfort'.
The wife of the late Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Sunayana Dumala said reports of bias in the US make minorities afraid as she questioned "do we belong here".