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KK Venugopal to meet CJI today, hopes for positive outcome

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Ahead of his meeting with of (CJI) Misra, (AG) KK on Saturday expressed hope for a positive outcome.

While leaving from his residence, said, "Let us hope everything goes down very well. I hope that everything will be settled."

The meeting comes in wake of the allegations made by four Supreme judges against the CJI at a first of its kind press conference held yesterday.

The four Justices Madan B. Lokur, Kurien Joseph, and questioned the conduct of the CJI, saying that their efforts have failed in convincing the latter to take steps to protect the institution.

CJI Misra is likely to hold a meeting with the four Judges as well, and is expected to address the press later in the day.

One of the four judges, Justice leaving from his residence earlier in the day increases the likelihood of such a meeting.

Meanwhile, to Prime Minister, was also seen outside CJI Misra's residence in

Supreme Bar Association will also be holding a meeting over the same and will address the press, later today.

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

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 12:35 IST