New Delhi : In an unprecedented development, , four judges of the Supreme Court met mediapersons in New Delhi on Friday to voice their concerns about the administration in the apex court .
Addressing a press conference, Justice Chelameswar, flanked by Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph, all of them members of the collegium of Chief Justice of India Deepak Misra, said they wanted to put across their side to the media on the problems of administrative inadequacies in the court.
The four judges said that they had met the chief justice, citing all administrative flaws, but they had to come before the media to make the Nation aware of the situation after no solution emerged .
They said that the SC administration was not in order, and they have taken the step in order to preserve the democracy.
Addressing reporters, Justice J Chelameswar said,”we met the Chief Justice of India (CJI) with a specific request which unfortunately couldn’t convince him that we were right. Therefore, we were left with no choice except to communicate it to the nation that please take care of the institution.”
“It is s with no pleasure that we have been compelled to do this, administration of SC is not in order,” he said.
He said that a couple of months back, the four of them had given a signed letter to the CJI.
”We wanted a particular thing to be done in a particular manner. It was done in such a way that it raised further doubt about the integrity of the institution,” he said.
The judges also released a copy of the letter highlighting their demands.
“We are not breaking lines. This is our duty to the nation,” Gogoi said.