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Issues raised by Supreme Court judges internal matter of judiciary: Sources

Official sources in the law ministry said Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has not met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard so far

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Issues raised by Supreme Court judges internal matter of judiciary: Sources

The issues raised by the four senior judges in the unprecedented press conference today are an "internal" matter of the judiciary, highly placed sources said, indicating that the government is unlikely to interfere.

The government has no say in it and does not wish to interfere, the sources said.

It is an internal matter of the judiciary, the sources in the government said.

However, they also added that the apex court should settle the issue at the earliest as the faith of the people in the judiciary is at stake.

In an unprecedented move, four senior-most judges of the on Friday called a press conference and said the situation in the top court was "not in order" and many "less than desirable" things have taken place.

The second after the of India, Justice J Chelameswar, said, "... sometimes administration of the is not in order and many things which are less than desirable have happened in the last few months".

The other judges who were present at the press conference were Justices Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur and

Official sources in the law ministry said has not met in this regard so far.

First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 17:23 IST
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