CJI impeachment: 5-judge SC bench to hear plea against Venkaiah Naidu’s order tomorrow | India News
The record of enterprise for the Supreme Court docket confirmed that the petition, which was talked about at the moment, could be heard tomorrow by a bench comprising Justices A Okay Sikri, S A Bobde, N V Ramana, Arun Mishra and A Okay Goel.
Whereas Justice Sikri, who will head the bench, is quantity six within the seniority record, others comply with him within the sequence of seniority.
It’s vital that the matter has not been listed earlier than the judges who’re quantity two to 5 within the seniority.
These judges — Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur and Kurian Jospeh — had held the controversial January 12 press convention wherein they’d nearly revolted in opposition to the CJI by elevating a litany of allegations in opposition to him.
Earlier within the day, senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who was one of many signatories to the impeachment discover within the Rajya Sabha, had talked about the matter for pressing itemizing earlier than a bench headed by Justice J Chelameswar, the senior-most after CJI Misra.
Whereas Justice Chelameswar initially requested him to say the matter earlier than the CJI, the bench, additionally comprising Justice S Okay Kaul, later requested Sibal and advocate Prashant Bhushan to “come again tomorrow”.