Meetings held on 14 January after the Judges’ Press Conference

On 12 January, 2018 , after the four sitting judges of the Apex Court had held a press conference and questioned the CJI and the administration of the Court, Bar Council of India decided to form a seven-member delegation to meet the judges of the Supreme Court.

On 14 January, 2018, the delegation of BCI  met Justice J Chelameswar at his residence in New Delhi to resolve the issues raised. Later the delegation planned to meet Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph.

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra separately met high-level delegations of  BCI and the SCBA. Supreme Court Bar Association President met the CJI and handed over a resolution of the SCBA  on the crisis.

Former Supreme Court Judge Justice P.B. Sawant, former Delhi High Court Chief Justice A.P. Shah, former Judge of Madras High Court Justice K. Chandru and former Bombay High Court Judge Justice H. Suresh have written to the CJI asking him that all sensitive and important cases including pending ones, be dealt with by a Constitution Bench of the five senior most Judges of the Apex Court.

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Saumya Snehal

Saumya Snehal is a 3rd year BBA LLB student at Chanakya National Law University. Always a bibliophile, she loves to read, research and write on anything and everything legal. She has a insatiable appetite for knowledge and explores the same through indulging in various internships so that to constantly grow and become a better version of herself. She especially has an interest in corporate law and social legislations.

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