New Delhi, Patra: Fines of 10 to 10 million, people who challenge CJI appointment ! The Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on two people challenging the Chief Justice’s appointment process. The top court said the petition is sponsored. He challenged the Chief Justice, who is going to retire the tradition of sending the name of his successor to the President.
Fines of 10 to 10 million, people who challenge CJI appointment !
The bench of Chief Justice JS Kher and Justice DV Chandrachud imposed a fine on Swami Om and Mukesh Jain on Thursday. The bench said that it has been fined for giving message of harsh treatment to those who filed such petitions. This message has been given to those present on similar judicial posts.
The petitioners did not make any allegations against the Chief Justice in their petition. He mentioned the process of appointment of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the High Court. He had said that the recommendation of the successor’s name to the Chief Justice, who is going to retire, is against the original spirit of the constitution.
The bench has mentioned in its order that the National Judicial Appointment Commission has dismissed the constitution bench of Article 124A, amended by the Act. Article 124 of the Constitution provides for the appointment of the judges of the Supreme Court, while in the paragraph 124A, the arrangement for linking the National Judicial Appointment Commission was made.
The apex court has asked the petition to deposit the penalty amount within one month. The court has said that this amount will be sent to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.