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SC judges PC could've been avoided: AG

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

(AG) on Friday said that the press conference by the four Supreme Judges could have been avoided.

However, he hoped that the entire issue will get resolved by tomorrow.

"Today's press conference could have been avoided, but the Supreme judges are all statesman with vast experience and knowledge, and I am sure by tomorrow, the entire issue would be resolved," told ANI.

His reaction came after four Supreme judges addressed the media, appealing to the nation to save their institution if they wanted democracy in the country to survive.

Justices Madan B. Lokur, Kurien Joseph, and addressed the press conference on the lawns of Justice Chelameswar's official residence here.

Speaking on behalf of the four judges, Justice Chelameswar expressed his lament over the corrosion and compromise taking place within the institution of the judiciary and especially within the portals of the Supreme

The judges said that they have discharged a debt to the nation by issuing an appeal to the nation to save the institution (Supreme Court).

They written a letter to the in which they expressed concerns over the functioning of the Supreme

They have B. H.

Loya's death. The Supreme on Friday sought the (CBI) B. H. Loya's postmortem report from asserting that the "matter is very serious."

The apex has posted the next hearing on the issue for Monday, 15 January.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 20:05 IST
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